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Physics

WAVE THEORY AND PHYSICAL OPTICS


Content

  • wave equation
  • harmonic and spherical waves
  • superposition of waves
  • basics optics concepts
  • interference (Young's double slit, Fresnel's bi-prism, Lloyd's mirror, parallel plate, Michelson's interferometer)
  • polarisation
  • diffraction
  • resolution of optical instruments
Contact information
Dr Nobom Hashe
Lecturer
Tel: +27 41 504 2233
nobom.hashe@mandela.ac.za