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Content and learning outcomes
Electromagnetic fields, propagation in vacuum and matter. Physical optics. polarization, interference, thin film optics, optical measurement technology. Diffraction, Fourier optics, coherence. Geometric optics, interlacing, including labs.
Intended learning outcomes
After passing the course, the student must be able to:
- Explain optical phenomena and solve problems related to optical applications
- Build and use optical setups to analyze optical phenomena
- Investigate optical phenomena with computer simulations
Literature and preparations
Completed degree project at undergraduate level in technical physics or medical physics.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- LAB1 - Laboratory work, 2.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
- LAB2 - Computer laboratory work, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Written exam, 4.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web SK2303