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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
OPS201LB Geometrical and Instrumental Optics I Laboratory Credit Hours: 1.00
Cleaning optics, measuring refractive indices, reflection, deviating prisms, scanners, ideal imaging, thin lenses, thick lenses, Gaussian reduction, and throughput.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: OPS 201
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
OPS201 Geometrical and Instrumental Optics I Credit Hours: 3.00
Basic principles of light, refraction, reflection, properties of optical glass, prisms, paraxial optics, pupils and stops, visual and other basic instruments, aberrations, measurements, and testing.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 110IN, MAT 220, and PHY 210/210LB.
Course Corequisites: OPS 201LB
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
OPS202LB Geometrical and Instrumental Optics II Laboratory Credit Hours: 1.00
Measuring refractive indices, dispersing and deviating prisms, thin lenses, thick lenses, aberration evaluation, Keplerian and Galileo telescopes, and compound microscopes.
Prerequisite(s):
Course Corequisites: OPS 202
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
OPS202 Geometrical and Instrumental Optics II Credit Hours: 3.00
Optical instruments, field and relay lenses, telescopes, microscopes, optical materials, achromatization, illumination, cameras, and projectors.
Prerequisite(s): OPS 201/201LB.
Course Corequisites: OPS 202LB
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.