Nagoya University, School of Engineering Lecture information system (SYLLABUS)

Optics(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Fundamental and Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 3 Spring Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory
Lecturer : Hideo KISHIDA Professor 

•Course Purpose
To understand the properties of light and various interactions between light and matters, and acquire basic knowledge about optical devices to control the light.

1. Ability to explain the reflection, refraction and propagation of light on basis of knowledge of electromagnetic waves.
2. Ability to explain the interaction between light and matters.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Electricity and magnetism, mathematics

•Course Topics
1. Electromagnetic waves and polarization of light
Maxwell equations, Fresnel's equations, polarized lights, electrooptical effects

2. Spectroscopy and optical properties of materials
Dispersion and absorption, spontaneous emission and stimulated emission


•Additional Reading

•Grade Assessment
Grades are determined based on examination and assignments.
Pass mark 60/100


•Contacting Faculty
Students are encouraged to make questions after the lecture.


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