Physics 408: Optics (2014/15) Laboratory


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In-Class TA: Gene Polovy (gpolovy)
Homework TA: Kahan Dare (kahan)
Head Lab TA : Will Gunton (wgunton)
Monday Lab TA (PHYS 408 L2D, 14:00-17:00) Kais Jooya (jooyak)
Tuesday Lab TA (PHYS 408 L2A, 11:00-14:00) Emily Altiere (ealtiere)
Wednesday Lab TA (PHYS 408 L2B, 14:00-17:00) Kais Jooya (jooyak)
Friday Lab TA (PHYS 408 L2C, 14:00-17:00) Emily Altiere (ealtiere)
Lab Engineering Technician: Gar Fisher (gar)

Lab Links & Resources

Lab tips

 


Group Assignments


Group Number L2D (Monday 2-5 pm) L2A (Tuesday 11am-2 pm) L2B (Wednesday 2-5 pm) L2C (Friday 2-5 pm)
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Lab Schedule

NOTE: because of the following statutory holidays, you will ONLY have two weeks to complete Lab Module IV.

Holidays:
- Monday, Feb. 9 (Family Day) = Monday's section will not meet on the 9th
- Feb. 16-20 (reading week) = no labs

- Apr. 3 (Good Friday) and April 6th (Easter Monday) = no labs

 

Lab experiment Michelson HeNe Laser Cavity Fourier Optics
Pre-reading Saleh-Teich: 2.2, 2.5, and 11.2 S-T: 3.1-3.3, 10.1-10.2, 13.3, 15.1-15.2 Saleh-Teich 1.4, 2.5, 3.1-3.3 and 10.1-10.2 Saleh-Teich 4.1-4.4
Supplemental Material/Links

test_spectral_data.csv
test_spectral_data.mat
FTS_timestream.m
capture_op.m
motor_op.m

vid_capture.m   Atomic Emmision Lines,
DiffractionData_v2.m (this is the version that does both vertical and horizontal line-outs)
The pixel size on the CCD camera is 7.6 +/- 0.2 microns/pixel.
Images and Matlab usage, Knife Edge Measurement Piezo data sheet. MDT694A HV driver speciications.. Fourier Java Applet, Images with Matlab DiffractionData.m,
DiffractionData_v2.m (this is the version that does both vertical and horizontal line-outs)
Rooms
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5C

Module I
weeks of Jan. 12, 19, 26
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Module II
weeks of Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 23
Monday's section will not meet on Feb. 9th, but will finish Module II the week of ???
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Module III:
weeks of Mar. 2, Mar. 9, and Mar 16
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Module IV: ONLY 2 weeks!
weeks of Mar. 23, 30. Friday section will not meet on Good Friday (April 3), but rather the following Friday

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Map of Rooms in Hebb Basement

 

 


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