Wave, optical and modern physics

lbir1221  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Wave, optical and modern physics
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h + 30.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Content
Part 1: Mechanical waves
  1. Aspects of mechanical waves
  2. The particular case of sound waves
Part 2: Geometrical optics and  physical optics
  1. Geometrical optics, reflection and refraction
  2. Geometrical optics, Lenses and optical instruments
  3. Electromagnetic waves
  4. Physical optics, polarization and 1D interferometry
  5. Physical optics, Diffraction and interference grating
Part 3: Modern Physics
  1. Introduction to special relativity
  2. Introduction to quantum physics
  3. Nuclear physics, notions of radioactivity
Bibliography
Physique - Volume 3 : Ondes, optique et physique moderne, Harris Benson, Editions de Boeck
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Bioengineering