Optics Laboratory (PHYS 231.1)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
PHYS 231 01 January 2019 Brian Zulkoskey
PHYS 231 01 January 2018 Brian Zulkoskey
PHYS 231 01 January 2017 Brian Zulkoskey
PHYS 231 01 January 2016


A laboratory course that explores geometric optics and wave optics through experiments. Topics include image formation with mirrors and lenses, diffraction and interference patterns, and polarization. There will be five experiments and students will need 1.5 hours per experiment. For each experiment there will also be a 1 hour lecture.


PHYS 117 or PHYS 125.


Students with credit for EP 225 may not take this course for credit.

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