University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Ve 334: Principles of Optics

Credits: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Vp 240 or Vp 260
Content: Basic principles of optics: light sources and propagation of light; geometrical optics, lenses and imaging; ray tracing and lens aberrations; interference of light waves, coherent and incoherent light beams; Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction. Overview of modern optics with laboratory demonstrations.
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