ELEC 262 - INTRO TO WAVES AND PHOTONICS
Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO WAVES AND PHOTONICS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 125 OR PHYS 141) AND (PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112 OR PHYS 126 OR PHYS 142)
Description: Introduction to the concepts of waves and oscillatory motion with a particular focus on electromagnetic waves and their interaction with dielectric materials, and on the use of these ideas in the fields of optical fiber communications, laser design, non-linear optics and Fourier optics. Introduction to photons as carriers of electromagnetic energy with related examples of quantum phenomena.