Waves and Optics

Waves and Optics



IV . Waves and Optics

A . Wave motion (including sound)
1 . Traveling waves
2 . Wave propagation
3 . Standing waves
4 . Superposition

B . Physical optics
1 . Interference and diffraction
2 . Dispersion of light and the electromagnetic
spectrum

C . Geometric optics
1 . Reflection and refraction
2 . Mirrors
3 . Lenses