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### Subject: Optics Paper Code: 09010304

 S No. Topics Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time (Hrs) 1 Fermat’s principle Matrix methods in paraxial optics Effects of translation and refraction Derivation of thin lens and thick lens formulae Unit plane, nodal planes Cardinal points of an optical system System of thin lenses Student will be able to learn about propagation of light, matrix methods for deriving reflection, refraction and translation matrices, thin and thick lens formulae. To cover basic concepts of matrices, reflection, refraction and translation and then applying them to evaluate optical parameters. Black board teaching Online lectures Power point presentations 7 2 ABBERATIONS Chromatic aberration Spherical aberration and coma. Astigmatism and distortion aberrations and their remedies. Students will be able to differentiate between different aberrations present in optical systems. To cover various aberrations and methods to minimize them. Black board teaching Online lectures Power point presentations 3 3 Interference by Division of Wave front: Fresnel’s Biprism Fresnel’s Biprism applications to determination of wavelength of sodium light Fresnel’s Biprism application to determination of thickness of a mica sheet Student will be able to learn about Interference by division of wave front and its practical applications. To cover theory of interference by division of wave front, discussing Fresnel’s Biprism and further its applications for calculating wavelength and thickness of mica sheet. Black board teaching Online lectures Power point presentations 3 4 Interference by Division of Amplitude: Parallel & wedge shaped film (no derivation) Newton’s rings Michelson’s interferometer Michelson’s interferometer’s application to Standardization of a meter Michelson’s interferometer’s application to determination of wavelength. Student will be able to learn about Interference by division of Amplitude and its practical applications. To cover theory of interference by division of amplitude, discussing Newton’s rings, Michelson’s interferometer and further its applications for calculating wavelength and Standardization of a meter. Black board teaching Online lectures Power point presentations 5 5 Single slit diffraction Plane transmission grating spectrum Dispersive power of a grating Rayleigh’s criterion, resolving power of grating. Student will be able to learn dispersive power of various optical instruments and find it practically also. To cover different types of diffraction and difference between them and concept of dispersive power. Black board teaching Lab Experiments Power point presentations 6 6 Polarization by Double Refraction Huygen’s wave theory of double refraction Analysis of Palorized light: Nicol prism  Quarter wave plate and half wave plate Production and detection of (i) Plane polarized light (ii) Circularly polarized light and (iii) Elliptically polarized light, Optical activity Fresnel’s theory of rotation Specific rotation, Polarimeters (half shade and Biquartz). Student will be able to differentiate between unpolarized and plane polarized light and able to recognize polarimeters in the lab. Black board teaching Lab Experiments Power point presentations 6