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EL5513 Electro-Optics I

Credits: 3.00

This course describes the phenomena of and introduces the analyzing techniques for wave propagation in optical systems. Topics include: Review of Maxwell equations; propagation of plane waves: polarization, reflection, refraction, interfaces and multilayers; Fourier optics and diffraction; Ray and Gaussian beams; Optical cavities; Guided optical beams, optical fibers and guiding layers; Dispersion and mode distortion in fibers.

Prerequisites: Graduate status, EE 3604 or equivalent.