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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

PHYS 308 - Optics

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: PHYS 222 , PHYS 272 , and MATH 132  
Principles of geometrical and physical optics presented with attention to engineering applications. Topics covered include geometrical imaging, ray analysis, fiber optics, interferometry, thin film optical filters, polarization, Fourier optics, diffraction, and coherence theory. Matrix methods are applied to lens systems, thin films, and polarization.

Requirements/Required: Required of all physics juniors.