Barnard College

PHYS W 3008x Electromagnetic Waves and Optics

Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic potentials. The wave equation. Propagation of plane waves. Reflection and refraction. Geometrical optics. Transmission lines, wave guides, and resonant cavities. Radiation. Interference of waves. Diffraction.
Prerequisites: W3007. BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning (QUA)..
3 points

PHYS W 3008y Electromagnetic Waves and Optics

Prerequisite: PHYS W3007. Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic potentials, the wave equation, propagation of plane waves, reflection and refraction, geometrical optics, transmission lines, wave guides, resonant cavities, radiation, interference of waves, and diffraction.
3 points