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ETRO 161 – Introduction to Optics and Photonics

Credits: 3
Class hours: 6 lecture/lab
Prereq: “C” or higher in ETRO 160. Qualified for ENG 100 and MATH 25.

Description: This introductory photonics course covers the physics of light, geometric optics, lenses, mirrors, polarizing lenses, interference/diffraction waves, laser physics, optical imaging, and bio-photonics. Lab experiments and projects are embedded to reinforce the theory and provide practical experience for those interested in pursuing a career in this field.



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