ELEC 569 / PHYS 569 Web Central

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General Information

     This class deals with the field of ultrafast optical phenomena.  There is no required text; the following topics will be covered:      Class Room: Brockman 103
     Class Time: TuTh 2:30 - 3:50
     Office hours: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30
  • Prerequisites: It is assumed that you have had some exposure to E&M, at the level of an advanced undergraduate course.  Knowledge of quantum mechanics is helpful but not required.  Undergraduates who are interested in taking this class should contact Dr. Mittleman to discuss these issues.
  • Assignments: Problem sets are occasional.  One of the important aspects of this class are the student presentations, which occur towards the end of the semester.  This will be discussed during the first day of lecture.
  • Attendance: Lecture attendance is REQUIRED.  If there is one way to guarantee that you do NOT get an A in this class, it is to fail to attend lecture.
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