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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Feb 23, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ECE 541 - Optics and Lasers


Reviews the electromagnetic principles of optics: Maxwell’s equations; reflection and transmission of electromagnetic fields at dielectric interfaces; Gaussian beams; interference and diffraction; laser theory with illustrations chosen from atomic, gas, and semiconductor laser systems; photomultipliers and semiconductor-based detectors; and noise theory and noise sources in optical detection. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: ECE 303, 309, and 323.

Credits: 3