UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

EEOP6334 - Advanced Geometrical and Physical Optics

EEOP 6334 Advanced Geometrical and Physical Optics (3 semester hours) Geometrical optics as a limiting case of the propagation of electromagnetic waves; geometrical theory of optical aberrations; the diffraction theory of aberrations; image formation with partially coherent and partially polarized light; computational methods for physical optics. Other topics may be selected from the following: diffraction theory of vector electromagnetic fields, diffraction of light by ultrasonic waves, optics of metals, Lorenz-Mie theory of the scattering of light by small particles, and optics of crystals. Prerequisite: EEOP 6317. (3-0) R