UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

EEOP6317 - Physical Optics

EEOP 6317 Physical Optics (3 semester hours) Study of optical propagation, interference, diffraction and polarization based primarily on the electromagnetic nature of light; interferometers; diffractive phenomena based on scalar formalisms; diffraction gratings; diffraction in optical instruments; interference of polarized waves; mathematical description of fully and partially polarized light; Jones and Mueller matrices. Prerequisite: EE 4301 or equivalent. (3-0) T