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Week  Date  Lecture  Class Slides 
Lab  Homework  

1  Monday 1/15/2024 

Tuesday 1/16/2024 
Lecture 1 
Slides01  
Wednesday 1/17/2024 

Thursday 1/18/2024 
Lecture 2 Lens and Mirror (p. 114) 
Slides02  No labs 
HW #1 

Friday 1/19/2024 
No labs  
2  Monday 1/22/2024 

Tuesday 1/23/2024 
Lecture 3 (given via Zoom only) Lens and Mirror (continued) 
Slides03  
Wednesday 1/24/2024 

Thursday 1/25/2024 
Lecture 4 Aberrations, Matrix Method (p. 114) 
Slides04  Lab #1 Telecscope or Abberations 
HW #1 is due HW #2 

Friday 1/26/2024 
Lab #1 Telecscope or Abberations 

3  Monday 1/29/2024 

Tuesday 1/30/2024 
Lecture 5 Matrix Method (continued) Review of Waves (p. 118) 
Slides05  
Wednesday 1/31/2024 

Thursday 2/1/2024 
Lecture 6 Review of Waves (continued) Electromagnetic Waves (p. 18) 
Slides06  Lab #1 Telecscope or Abberations 
HW #2 is due HW #3 

Friday 2/2/2024 
Lab #1 Telecscope or Abberations 

4  Monday 2/5/2024 

Tuesday 2/6/2024 
Lecture 7 Electromagnetic Waves (continued) 
Slides07  
Wednesday 2/7/2024 

Thursday 2/8/2024 
Lecute 8 
Slides08  Lab #2 Telecscope or Abberations 
HW #3 is due HW #4 

Friday 2/9/2024 
Lab #2 Telecscope or Abberations 

5  Monday 2/12/2024 

Tuesday 2/13/2024 
Lecture 9 Fresnel Equations (p. 15) 
Slides09  
Wednesday 2/14/2024 

Thursday 2/15/2024 
Lecture 10 Fresnel Equations (continued) Reflection and Transmission (p. 15) 
Slides10  Lab #2 Telecscope or Abberations 
HW #4 is due HW #5 

Friday 2/16/2024 
Lab #2 Telecscope or Abberations 

6  Monday 2/19/2024 

Tuesday 2/20/2024 
Lecture 11 Reflection and Transmission (continued) 
Slides11  
Wednesday 2/21/2024 

Thursday 2/22/2024 
Lecture 12 
Slides12  Lab #3 Your choice 
HW #5 is due HW #6 

Friday 2/23/2024 
Lab #3 Your choice 

7  Monday 2/26/2024 

Tuesday 2/27/2024 
Lecture 13 
Slides13  
Wednesday 2/28/2024 

Thursday 2/29/2024 
Lecture 14 
BL2: Lab #3 Your choice BL1: No Lab 
HW #6 is due No new HW 

Friday 3/1/2024 
BL3: No Labs  
8  Monday 3/4/2024 

Tuesday 3/5/2024 
Lecture 15 
Slides15  
Wednesday 3/6/2024 

Thursday 3/7/2024 
Midterm Exam 11:00am  12:20pm 
BL2: No Lab BL1: Lab #3 Your choice 
HW #7 

Friday 3/8/2024 
BL3: Lab #3 Your choice  
9  Monday 3/11/2024 
Spring Break  
Tuesday 3/12/2024 

Wednesday 3/13/2024 

Thursday 3/14/2024 

Friday 3/15/2024 

10  Monday 3/18/2024 

Tuesday 3/19/2024 
Lecture 16 
Slides16  
Wednesday 3/20/2024 

Thursday 3/21/2024 
Lecture 17 
Slides17  Lab #4 Your choice 
HW #7 is due HW #8 

Friday 3/22/2024 
Lab #4 Your choice 

11  Monday 3/25/2024 

Tuesday 3/26/2024 
Lecture 18 
Slides18  
Wednesday 3/27/2024 

Thursday 3/28/2024 
Lecture 19 MultipleBeam Interference (p. 19) 
Lab #4 Your choice 
HW #8 is due HW #9 

Friday 3/29/2024 
Lab #4 Your choice 

12  Monday 4/1/2024 

Tuesday 4/2/2024 
Lecture 20 MultipleBeam Interference (continued) 
Slides20  
Wednesday 4/3/2024 

Thursday 4/4/2024 
Lecture 21 Diffraction, Fraunhofer Diffraciton (p. 18) 
Lab #5 Your choice 
HW #9 is due HW #10 

Friday 4/5/2024 
Lab #5 Your choice 

13  Monday 4/8/2024 

Tuesday 4/9/2024 
Lecture 22 Fraunhofer Diffraciton (continued) 
Slides22  
Wednesday 4/10/2024 

Thursday 4/11/2024 
Lecture 23 
Lab #5 Your choice 
HW #10 is due HW #11 

Friday 4/12/2024 
Lab #5 Your choice 

14  Monday 4/15/2024 

Tuesday 4/16/2024 
Lecture 24 Diffraction Grating (p. 15) 
Slides24  
Wednesday 4/17/2024 

Thursday 4/18/2024 
Lecture 25 Diffraction Grating (continued) Fresnel Diffraction (p. 15) 
Slides25  Makeup Lab 
HW #11 is due HW #12 

Friday 4/19/2024 
Makeup Lab  
15  Monday 4/22/2024 

Tuesday 4/23/2024 
Lecture 26 Fresnel Diffraction (continued) Holography (p. 15) 
Slides26  
Wednesday 4/24/2024 

Thursday 4/25/2024 
Lecture 27 Holography (continued) 
Makeup Lab 


Friday 4/26/2024 
Makeup Lab  
16  Monday 4/29/2024 

Tuesday 4/30/2024 
Lecture 28 

Wednesday 5/1/2024 
HW #12 is due  
Thursday 5/2/2024 
Reading Day  
17  5/9/2024 
Final Exam 165 Noyes Laboratory 7:0010:00 PM 