Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS422 (PHYS42200)

Offering:

Spring, 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:

272H or 241

Description:

Physics of waves and oscillations including sound, elastic waves, and electromagnetic waves such as light. Topics range from the theory of simple harmonic oscillators, transverse modes of a continuous string, and physical optics including interference, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, and resolution, to diffraction of X-rays and electrons by crystals. Optionally includes topics such as nonlinear waves and surface waves.

Course Material for Spring 2018

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