Web Site Links for Physics 100

 

Monday

Wednesday Friday
Jan. 7 - 11 Introduction

Bell Laboratories on the history of lasers

Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and the Thirty-Year Patent War

         Light and the Eye          

anatomy of the eye 

retina

photoreceptors of the eye

rods and cones of the eye.

Oscillations and Waves

Wave Interference 

Wave Diffraction

NASA site on electromagnetic spectrum

Jan. 14 - 18 Production of Light Atoms

Table of atomic elements on the NIST

Spectra of the elements

Jan. 21 - 25 Light as a Wave

Air-Water Reflection and Refraction Applet  

Light as a Particle Photons
Jan. 28 Feb. 1 Geometrical Optics

Lenses

Exam I
Feb. 4 8 Laser Theory

 

Gas Lasers

CO2 Lasers

excimer lasers

MIRACL

Feb. 11 15 Gas Lasers

CO2 Lasers

excimer lasers

MIRACL

Semiconductor and Solid State Lasers

NOVA

Semiconductor and Solid State Lasers

NOVA

Feb. 18 22 Liquid Dye Lasers

 CORD

Telecommunications

 

Fiber Optics

Corning's Web site

Feb. 25 Mar. 1 Exam II Lasers in Printers and Computers

Optical Disks

Holography

Musical Acoustics Group: Optical Holography

Mar. 4 8 Lasers in Industry

LAGEOS

Medical applications

Laser angioplasty

Photodynamic therapy

LASIK

Lasers in Science
Mar. 11 15 Lasers in Science

AFM

STM

Laser fusion

National Ignition Facility (NIF)

Fission and Fusion