PS 165.1: Optics, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 165.1 (Optics, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 1
Prerequisites: PS 171
 

Course Description:
This laboratory course compliments the concepts discussed in PS 165. It includes experiments on reflection, refraction, total internal reflection, as well as selected experiments in geometric optics such as dispersion and image formation using mirrors and lenses, and experiments in physical optics such as Fraunhauffer and Fresnel diffraction patterns and interference.
 

Bibliography:
Bennett, C. (2008). Principles of Physics Optics. USA: Wiley.
Ghatak, A. (2009). Optics. USA: McGraw-Hill.
Hecht, E. (2001). Optics (4th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
Hunsperger, R. (2009). Integrated Optics: Theory and Technology. USA: Springer.
Lipson, A., Lipson, S., and Lipson, H. (2010). Optical Physics. USA: Cambridge University Press.
Moller, K. (2007). Optics: Learning by Computing, with Examples Using Matlab, MathCAd, Mathematica, and Maple. USA: Springer.
Pedrotti, F., Pedrotti, L., and Pedrotti, L. (2006). Introduction to Optics (3rd ed). USA: Benjamin Cummings.
Sharma, K. (2006). Optics: Principles and Applications. USA: Academic Press.
Strong, J. (2004). Concepts of Classical Optics. USA: Dover.
 

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