PHY 431: Optics I


Spring Semester 1998

LECTURER: Prof. Rong Liu

OFFICE:

Room 28 P-A Bldg.
Tel.: 432-0187
e-mail: liu@pa.msu.edu

OFFICE HOURS:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:20-11:10 am (after the lectures); or by appointment

LAB COORDINATOR: Prof. Jack Hetherington

OFFICE:

Room 126B P-A Bldg.
Tel: 355-9277
e-mail: hetherington@pa.msu.edu

LECTURES:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:10 - 10:00 am
Room 346 Giltner

COURSE DESCRIPTION

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE , updated 12/18/97

TEXT BOOK: Introduction to Optics, Second Edition

by Frank L. Pedrotti, S.J. and Leno S. Pedrotti
Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1993

PREREQUISITES:
algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry, complex numbers, calculus

GRADING CRITERIA:
Exam I: 15%; Exam II: 15%; Final exam: 30%; Lab: 25%; Homework: 15%.

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- updated: 1998.01.28 (Wednesday) 07:06:49 EST
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Darlene Salman
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Rong Liu