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PH 172 - Computer Applications in Optics II


Credit Hours: 2

A basic study of the nature, theory, and behavior of light.  Instruction will include, but not be limited to the following: two lens system with emphasis on telescope and microscope, photometry, interference, polarization, and Gaussian equivalent lens for two lens system and thick lens.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain how several physical phenomena and technological applications are understood using basic laws of physics;
  • use mathematical skills and techniques in solving optics problems;
  • write comprehensive answers to qualitative questions; and
  • explain how the optical behavior of light pertains to technology.


Prerequisites: PH 170, PH 171
Concurrent Registration: PH 173
F/S (N)