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Waves, Light and Quanta

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
10
ECTS points
5
Level
Level 4
Module lead
Andrew Akeroyd
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

It will arm students with a basic knowledge of optics, including ray propagation, polarization and diffraction, and introduce the dual wave and particle characteristics of light and matter. It provides a base for further study of optics, wave physics and quantum physics in subsequent courses.

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