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APPPHYS 514. Applied Physics Seminar.
Section 001 – [2 Credits].
Prerequisites & Distribution: (12). (Excl). (BS). May be elected more than once for credit.
Credits: (12).
Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.
Research presentations given by a mix of faculty, external lecturers, and students. The goal of the seminar is to promote awareness of forefront issues in applied physics and to provide for more interactions among participants in the Applied Physics program.
APPPHYS 530 / EECS 530. Electromagnetic Theory I.
Section 001.
Instructor(s):
Prerequisites & Distribution: PHYSICS 438 or EECS 330. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Credits: (3).
Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.
Maxwell's equations, constitutive relations and boundary conditions. Potentials and the representation of
electromagnetic fields. Uniqueness, duality, equivalence, reciprocity and Babinet's theorems. Plane, cylindrical, and spherical waves. Waveguides and elementary antennas. The limiting case of electro and magnetostatics.
APPPHYS 537 / EECS 537. Classical Optics.
Section 001.
Instructor(s):
Prerequisites & Distribution: EECS 330 or 334. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Credits: (3).
Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.
A theory of electromagnetic, physical, and geometrical optics. Classical theory of dispersion. Linear response, KramersKronig relations, and pulse propagation. Light scattering. Geometrical optics and propagation in inhomogeneous media. Dielectric waveguides. Interferometry and theory of coherence. Diffraction, Fresnel and Fraunhofer. Guassian beams and ABCD law.
1. Review of Maxwell's equations & derivation of wave equation
2. Plane wave solutions, Poynting's theorem, momentum transfer
3. Boundary conditions on fields, derivation of Fresnel reflection
and transmission formulae
4. Brewster's angle, total internal reflection, frustrated TIR,
conducting media
5. Inhomogeneous media: propagation and TIR
6. Classical dispersion theory: electric dipole radiation, decay,
Lorentz model
7. Macroscopic polarization: dephasing and steadystate solutions
of the Lorentz model, concept of susceptibility
8. Complex susceptibilities, Sellmeier equation, resonant dispersion
and absorption, Beer's Law
9. Time and frequencydomain response functions, Fourier transform
relations, causality and KramersKronig relations
10. Pulse propagation, group velocity
11. Light scattering: cross sections, attenuation
12. Light scattering: the Mie solution
13. Light scattering: Rayleigh, Brillouin and Raman scattering
(blue sky, red sunset, fiber losses)
14. Fluctuationdissipation theorem
15. Review of geometric optics: eikonal and ray equations, lenses,
images
16. Paraxial ray tracing and ABCD matrices
17. ABCD matrices of optical systems (the ABCD law), thick lenses
18. Principal planes, stops, pupils, chromatic aberratios
19. Other aberrations
20. Interference: double slit, layered media
21. Michelson and other interferometers
22. Interference of N waves: Nslit pattern, gratings,
FabryPerot
23. Properties and applications of the FavryPerot
24. Coherence: beats between waves, transform relation between
fringe pattern and power spectrum
25. ; Coherence: physical models of processes limiting coherence
time, fringe visibility, correlation functions
26. Coherence: degree of coherence, WienerKhintchine theorem
27. Coherence: spatial coherence, mutual coherence, applications
in stellar interferometry and phosphors
28. Diffraction: paraxial wave equation and Gaussian beam
solutions
29. Properties of Gaussian beams: the ABCD law applied to resonators
and diffractionlimited beams
30. Focusing of Gaussian beams, Guoy shift, higher order HermiteGaussian
and LaguerreGaussian modes
31. Diffraction: Huygen's principle, FresnelKirchoff theory
32. Fresnel and Fraunhofer limits, spatial frequencies, 2D Fourier
transforms
33. Specific applications: rectangular aperture, circular aperture
34. Array theorem (& gratings), Babinet's Principle, Fresnel
diffraction of the rectangular aperture
35. Cornu spiral, Fresnel zones
36. Radiation by accelerating charges: LienardWiechert
potentials
37. Radiation by accelerating charges: angular distributions
and radiation damping
38. Radiation by accelerating charges: linear and circular
accelerators, synchrotron radiation.
APPPHYS 540 / EECS 540. Applied Quantum Mechanics.
Section 001.
Instructor(s):
Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Credits: (3).
Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.
Wave packets, wave equations, the linear operators of quantum
mechanics; Schrödinger theory; bound state problems; spherical
harmonics; transformation theory and Dirac notation; stationary state
perturbation theory; WKB approximation, Rayleigh, Schrödinger and
WignerBrillouin expansions; electron spin, spinorbit coupling and
atomic spectra; angular momentum coupling; ClebschGordan
coefficients; general rotations in space; spherical tensor operators;
systems of identical particles and the twoelectron atom; variational
methods; the He atom.
APPPHYS 552 / EECS 552. Fiber Optical Communications.
Section 001.
Instructor(s):
Prerequisites & Distribution: EECS 434 or 538. (3). (Excl). (BS). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Credits: (3).
Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for nonEngineering students.
Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.
Principles of fiber optical communications and networks. Pointtopoint systems and shared medium networks. Fiber propagation including attenuation, dispersion, and nonlinearities. Topics covered include erbiumdoped amplifiers, Bragg and ong period gratings, fiber transmission based on solitons and nonreturntozero, and time and wavelengthdivisionmultiplexed networks.
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