PHOT150 - Photonics

Credits: 4

Photonics is the practical application of light and optics. Explore the nature of light - light sources, propagation, reflection, refraction and diffraction. Investigate image formation, the nature of waves, and the wavelike behavior of light. The course uses hands-on labs as well as group projects supplemented by lecture and discussion. Example applications of photonics in medicine, transportation, manufacturing, communications, environmental monitoring, and consumer devices are presented. Labs include studies in ray optics and wave optics.

Prerequisites

College Algebra

Required course for