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Fall '00 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Applied Physics (Division 320)

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Fall Term, 2000 (September 6 December 22)

Open courses in Applied Physics

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AppPhysics 514. Applied Physics Seminar.

Section 001 (2 Credits).

Instructor(s): Roy Clarke (royc@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-2).

Credits: (1-2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Research presentations fiven by a mix of faculty, external lectureres, 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.

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AppPhysics 530/EECS 530. Electromagnetic Theory I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): John Bolakis

Prerequisites & Distribution: Physics 438 or EECS 330. (3).CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Course Homepage: http://mcarr.eecs.umich.edu/eecs530

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 magneto-statics.

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AppPhysics 537/EECS 537. Classical Optics.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Steve Rand (scr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: EECS 330 or 334. (3).CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Course Homepage: http://www.eecs.umich.edu/courses/eecs537/index.html

A theory of electromagnetic, physical, and geometrical optics. Classical theory of dispersion. Linear response, Kramers-Kronig 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.

Textbook: R.D. Guenther, Modern Optics Wiley & Sons, New York, 1990.

Alternates:
M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics, Pergamon Press, New York, 4th or later edition, 1970
J.D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics, 2nd edition, Wiley & Sons, New York, 1975.
W. Panofsky and M. Phillips, Classical Electricity & Magnetism, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1962.

Lecture # Topic

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 steady-state solutions of the Lorentz model, concept of susceptibility
8. Complex susceptibilities, Sellmeier equation, resonant dispersion and absorption, Beer's Law
9. Time- and frequency-domain response functions, Fourier transform relations, causality and Kramers-Kronig 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. Fluctuation-dissipation 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: N-slit pattern, gratings, Fabry-Perot
23. Properties and applications of the Favry-Perot
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, Wiener-Khintchine 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 diffraction-limited beams
30. Focusing of Gaussian beams, Guoy shift, higher order Hermite-Gaussian and Laguerre-Gaussian modes
31. Diffraction: Huygen's principle, Fresnel-Kirchoff theory
32. Fresnel and Fraunhofer limits, spatial frequencies, 2-D 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: Lienard-Wiechert potentials
37. Radiation by accelerating charges: angular distributions and radiation damping
38. Radiation by accelerating charges: linear and circular accelerators, synchrotron radiation

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AppPhysics 550/EECS 538/Physics 650. Lasers and Electro-Optics I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Herbert Winful

Prerequisites & Distribution: EECS 434. Graduate Standing. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Propagation of laser beams: Gaussian wave optics and the ABCD law. Manipulation of light by electrical, acoustical waves; crystal properties and the dielectric tensor; electro-optic, acousto-optic effects and devices. Introduction to nonlinear optics; harmonic generation, optical rectification, four-wave mixing, self-focusing, and self-phase modulation.

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AppPhysics 715. Independent Research.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of Program Director. Graduate Standing. (1-5). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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AppPhysics 990. Dissertation/Precandidate.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate Standing. (1-8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-8).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.

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AppPhysics 995. Dissertation/Candidate.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. Graduate standing. (8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (8).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

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