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Optics/Optical Sciences

Optics/Optical Sciences

Overview

A program that focuses on the scientific study of light energy, including its structure, properties and behavior under different conditions. Includes instruction in wave theory, wave mechanics, electromagnetic theory, physical optics, geometric optics, quantum theory of light, photon detecting, laser theory, wall and beam properties, chaotic light, non-linear optics, harmonic generation, optical systems theory, and applications to engineering problems

Colleges and Universities

Here are some of our SAGE Scholar's member schools that offer Physics and related majors.

Bridgewater College
Edgewood College
Erskine College
King's College
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Southwestern University
Suffolk University
Susquehanna University
Viterbo University
Washington Adventist University

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Careers
Natural Sciences Managers
Physicists
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