Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

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.

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.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile