Advanced Optics I -- PHYC 463, Fall 2018

Advanced Optics

Syllabus

Projects

Groups

Lecture 1

Introduction to Optics 

Slides to Introduction to Optics

Lecture 2-3

Driving term of Maxwell's propagation equation

Wave overview

Basics

Oscillator model

Maxwell's equations

About Drude

Thursday August 30

Review of one dimensional waves (Chapter 4 of Pedrotti, Chapter 2 of Hecht)
Superposition of waves (Chapter 5 of Pedrotti)
Other topic: link between conservation of energy and phases (not covered in any textbook)

phase_and_energy

Tuesday September 04

Interface phase shifts - updated!
Project groups (see top of page for group/project assignments)

Pedrotti (1st edition) - Ch 14 & 22 --- 3rd edition: Fresnel equations, chapter 23, pg 491

Thursday September 06

Molecular models of epsilon (lorentz, drude, metallic reflection/refraction)

Hecht (4th edition) - Ch 3 & 4
Pedrotti (1st edition) - Ch 23, & 25 -- 3rd edition: chapter 23, Chapter 25, page 535.
Born and Wolf (7th edition) - Ch 2 & 14

Tuesday September 11

Geometrical Optics (Fermat's principle, Law of reflection/refraction)

Hecht (4th edition) - Ch 3 & 4
Pedrotti (1st edition) - Ch 3
Born and Wolf (7th edition) - Ch 3, Appendix 1 for calculus of variations (also in any math physics textbook)

Finding the minimum path (Calculus of variations)

Mark Levi Snell's law derivation summary (3blue1brown)

Thursday September 13

E&M (wave optics, polarization, boundary conditions)
Fresnel Equations (Brewster's angle, TIR, Evanescent wave)

Hecht (4th edition) - Ch 3 & 4
Pedrotti (1st edition) - Ch 11, 17 (Jones Vectors), 23
Born and Wolf (7th edition) - Ch 1
A lot of this is covered in Griffiths E&M textbook 

On the nature of the evanescent wave

Geometric Optics

Pedrotti, 3rd edition, Chapter 3

Spherical, parabolic mirrors

Prisms, spheres, Glory, Halo and rainbow

Prism minimum deviation

Reading: Shear Collimator -- Summary -- more details

"White cell"

Heriott

Ray Matrices
Matrix methods in paraxial optics (Pedrotti 3rd edition Chapter18 page 396)

Aberrations (Pedrotti Chapter 20page 438).

 

Gaussian Beams

Kogelnik Applied Optics 1966

 

Homeworks

Homework 1: Space
solution

Homework 2: Electron gas
Homework 3: Plasma
solution

Homework 4: Refraction-reflection
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Homework 5: Rhomb 
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Homework 6: Matrix problem
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