- Course Syllabus

- Schedule
- Guidelines for lab notebooks and reports
- ***Final Exam***
- Will be held on Thursday December 18 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in PHYS 1410.
- Exam questions will be similar to the homework questions and the calculations that you have performed in your data analysis this semester.
- You will need a calculator.
- This formula sheet will be
provided to you with the exam.

- Labs
- Lecture Notes
- Lecture 1- Uncertainties, waves.
- Lecture 2 - Reflection and refraction.
- Lecture 3 - Imaging, Mirror Equation.
- Lecture 4 - Correlated Errors, Thin Lenses
- Lecture 5 - Wave in three dimensions
- Lecture 6 - Polarization, Brewster's angle.
- Lecture 7 - Two beam interference.
- Lecture 8 - Michelson interferometer.
- Lecture 9 - Single slit diffraction.
- Lecture 10 - Multiple slit diffraction.
- Lecture 11 - Multiple slit diffraction and diffraction gratings.
- Lecture 12 - Diffraction grating and atomic sources.
- Homework assignments
- Homework #1 - due Monday September 15.
- Homework #2 - due Monday September 22.
- Homework #3 - due Monday October 6th. See lecture notes for definition of the normal near point and lens power.
- Homework #4 - due Monday October 20th.
- Homework #5 and Homework #6
(note that the linked pdf file has two
pages!) - due Monday November 17th.