|Catalog Data||ECEN 5156 (3). Physical Optics. Covers the application of Maxwell's equations to optical wave propagation in free space and in media.Topics include polarization, dispersion, geometrical optics, interference, partial coherence, and diffraction.|
|Credits and Design||3 credit hours. Elective course.|
|Prerequisite(s)||ECEN 3410, Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission|
|Textbook||Born and Wolf, Principles of Optics, Cambridge Press, 7th Ed.|
|Course Objectives||To learn the fundamentals of optics that are necessary to understand the present day opto-electronic systems.|
Last revised: 08-02-11, PM, ARP.