Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PC237
Optics
0.5 Credit

Nature of light: Huygen's principle, Fermat's principle. Geometrical optics: reflection and refraction at plane and curved surfaces, lenses and lens systems. Wave optics: interference, diffraction, polarization.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
PC131, PC132 (or PC141, PC142) and one of MA101 or MA110* or MA103 or MA105.
Notes
3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Addition May 25, 2011: PC237 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2011