Waves and Optics
PHYS431 (Liberal Arts) Waves and Optics 4 hrs. 3 crs. Various phenomena associated with wave properties of light and, by extension, with any waves; geometric optics, wave description, superposition, beats, harmonics, Doppler effect, scattering and index of refraction, polarization, interference, diffraction, coherence; the elements of Fourier transforms. Preq: PHYS 321.