Physics 325

Wave Motion and Optics

Thad Walker
MWF 9:55    2120 Chamberlin


Course Information and Syllabus


Handouts of Interest

Library Reserves
BYU Optics Book
evanescent waves

Fresnel Transform Derivation
Time Reversal
Waves in Fibers


Homework Assignments

Set #
Problems
Due Date
Solutions
1
Review of Interference, Diffraction, Lenses, Snell's law 1/26
2
Evanescent waves, Geometrical Optics 2/2
 3
Fourier Series, Transforms 2/9
 4
Diffraction 2/16
 5
Fresnel zones Exam 1 rework 3/2
 6
Diffraction Gratings 3/9
 7
Fabry-Perot 3/16
 8
Thin Films 3/23
 9
Gaussian Beams 4/13
10
Optical Cavities 4/20
 11
Fiber Optics 4/27
12
Interferometry 5/11

   Exam Information

Practice Exams
Solutions
2005 1 2 3
2007 #1
1995 1 2 3
2007 #2
2007 #3

Final Exam 12:25 P.M. Mon. MAY 14 B239 Van Vleck