Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Incompatible

PH282 or PHYS2040 or 2820

Prerequisite

(MATH1052 or MT152) + [(PHYS1001 + 1002) or (ENGG1020 or MATE1000) + 1050 + (PHYS1002 or ELEC1000 or ENGG1030 or ENGG1060))]

Assessment methods

Examinations, assignments & laboratory work

Course coordinator

Dr Tim McIntyre (mcintyre@physics.uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

(From 2009 no longer offered) Wide range of diffraction & interference situations; wave motions satisfying boundary conditions. Laboratory work in physical optics including illustration & use principles of interference & diffraction of light using incoherent & coherent (laser) sources.