PHYS 630: Advanced Optics

PHYS: 630: Advanced Optics (Fall 2008)

Instructors: Philippe PIOT (

Class meeting: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am to 12 pm

Textbook: No textbook required.

Last updated: Mon Dec. 8, 2008

Course catalogue description

    Quantum Optics and lasers. Topics in nonlinear optics, to include frequency doubling crystals, parametric crystas, acoustic scattering. Fourier optics. Kirhoff-Fresnel theory of diffraction. Other contemporary topics at discresion of instructor PRQ: PHYS 370 and some knowledge of geometric optics.