ILAS Seminar-E2

Numbering Code U-LAS70 10002 SE50 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type seminar
Target Year Mainly 1st year students Target Student For all majors
Language English Day/Period Thu.5
Instructor name DE ZOYSA,Menaka (Graduate School of Engineering Senior Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course This seminar is for students to learn about the basics of light. The physics behind the reflection, transmittance, interference, diffraction, emission, and absorption will be explained. Front-line technologies related to light-control will be also discussed.
Course Goals ・ Understand the basics of light.
・ Learn about front-line technologies related to light-control.
Schedule and Contents 1. Overview of the course, introduction to light (1 week)
2. Fundamentals of light, wave equation (4 weeks)
3. Physics behind the reflection, transmittance, total internal reflection (3 weeks)
4. Explanation of interference, diffraction, light absorption, and emission (2 weeks)
5. Introduction/discussion front-line light-control technologies (4 weeks)
6. Feedback (1 week)
Evaluation Methods and Policy Evaluation will be based on participation (30%), discussion (30%), and short-reports (40%).
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Students are required to do their short-reports.