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### Physical Optics 1(2.0 credits)

Code:204
Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 2 the latter term
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory
Lecturer : Takeshi KOYAMA Associate Professor

 •Course Purpose Application of various phenomena that light exhibits is fundamental to our life. The purpose of this class is to understand the basic concept of various optical phenomena on the basis of geometric optics and wave optics. [Outcomes] 1. The ability to explain the principle of operation of lens and other optical components. 2. The ability to describe the interference of light based on the wave optics 3. The ability to explain the rectilinear propagation and diffraction of light •Prerequisite Subjects 1. Mathematics 1 with Exercises 2. Mathematics 2 with Exercises 3. Electromagnetics I 4. Electromagnetics II •Course Topics 1. History of optics and various electromagnetic waves 2. Fermat's principle 3. Imaging by spheres 4. Lens and aberration 5. Wave equations 6. Complex notation of wave 7. Superposition of waves 8. Interference of light and application 9. Coherency of light and interferometry 10. Propagation of light and Fresnel's theory 11. Kirchhoff's diffraction theory 12. Fresnel diffraction 13. Fraunhofer diffraction 14. Holography 15. Correspondence between wave optics and geometric optics •Textbook Optical Physics by T. Kushida (Kyoritsu)　(Japanese) •Additional Reading Optics by Eugene Hecht (Maruzen) •Grade Assessment Examination (60%) and report (40%) •Notes •Contacting Faculty Students can ask questions after the class. Otherwise, contact the instructor.

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