2019: Semester 2 – PY3101 Optics

Book of Modules Description

 

Recommended Texts:

For a good, inexpensive reference book (i.e. not good to learn from):

Fowles: Introduction to Modern Optics (link to new book, link to library)

 

For good, general optics books, that is useful to learn from:

Hecht: Optics (link to new book, link to library)

Pedrotti: Introduction to Optics (link to new book, link to library)

 

Notes:

01-Geometric optics

02-Aberrations

03-Optical instruments

04-The prism

05-Maxwell

05-Polarisationhandout for elliptical polarisation

07-JonesJones handout

08-Fresnel

09-Prep for Interference

10-Coherence and Interference

11-Crystal Optics

 

Assignments:

Assignment 1

Assignment 2 (do not hand this one in)

Assignment 3

Assignment 4 (do not hand this one in)

Assignment 5

Assignment 6 (do not hand this one in)

Assignment 7

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Frank Peters (F.Peters@UCC.ie)