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2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT)

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Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Wave optics: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Emphasis on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project. Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Wave optics: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Emphasis on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project.Subjects

ray-tracing | ray-tracing | lens design | lens design | apertures and stops | apertures and stops | radiometry | radiometry | photometry | photometry | Wave optics | Wave optics | basic electrodynamics | basic electrodynamics | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | polarization | polarization | wave-guiding | wave-guiding | Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction | Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction | image formation | image formation | resolution | resolution | space-bandwidth product | space-bandwidth productLicense

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See all metadata22.51 Interaction of Radiation with Matter (MIT) 22.51 Interaction of Radiation with Matter (MIT)

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Basic principles of interaction of electromagnetic radiation, thermal neutrons, and charged particles with matter. Introduces classical electrodynamics, quantum theory of radiation, time-dependent perturbation theory, transition probabilities and cross sections describing interaction of various radiations with atomic systems. Applications include theory of nuclear magnetic resonance; Rayleigh, Raman, and Compton scattering; photoelectric effect; and use of thermal neutron scattering as a tool in condensed matter research. Basic principles of interaction of electromagnetic radiation, thermal neutrons, and charged particles with matter. Introduces classical electrodynamics, quantum theory of radiation, time-dependent perturbation theory, transition probabilities and cross sections describing interaction of various radiations with atomic systems. Applications include theory of nuclear magnetic resonance; Rayleigh, Raman, and Compton scattering; photoelectric effect; and use of thermal neutron scattering as a tool in condensed matter research.Subjects

electromagnetic radiation | electromagnetic radiation | thermal neutrons | thermal neutrons | charged particles | charged particles | classical electrodynamics | classical electrodynamics | quantum theory | quantum theory | time-dependent perturbation theory | time-dependent perturbation theory | transition probabilities | transition probabilities | atomic systems | atomic systems | nuclear magnetic resonance | nuclear magnetic resonance | photoelectric effect | photoelectric effect | thermal neutron scattering | thermal neutron scattering | condensed matter research | condensed matter researchLicense

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See all metadata2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered include geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry; wave optics: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, and space-bandwidth product. Emphasis is on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project. This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered include geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry; wave optics: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, and space-bandwidth product. Emphasis is on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project.Subjects

optical science | optical science | elementary engineering applications | elementary engineering applications | Geometrical optics | Geometrical optics | ray-tracing | ray-tracing | aberrations | aberrations | lens design; apertures | lens design; apertures | stops | stops | radiometry | radiometry | photometry | photometry | Wave optics | Wave optics | basic electrodynamics | basic electrodynamics | polarization | polarization | interference | interference | wave-guiding | wave-guiding | Fresnel | Fresnel | Faunhofer diffraction | Faunhofer diffraction | image formation | image formation | resolution | resolution | space-bandwidth product | space-bandwidth product | optical design | optical designLicense

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See all metadata8.323 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I (MIT) 8.323 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I (MIT)

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In 8.323, Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I, concepts and basic techniques are developed through applications in elementary particle physics, and condensed matter physics.Topics include: Classical field theory, symmetries, and Noether's theorem. Quantization of scalar fields and spin 1/2 fields. Interacting fields and Feynman diagrams. In 8.323, Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I, concepts and basic techniques are developed through applications in elementary particle physics, and condensed matter physics.Topics include: Classical field theory, symmetries, and Noether's theorem. Quantization of scalar fields and spin 1/2 fields. Interacting fields and Feynman diagrams.Subjects

Quantum physics | Quantum physics | Classical field theory | Classical field theory | symmetries | symmetries | and Noether's theorem | and Noether's theorem | Quantization of scalar fields | Quantization of scalar fields | spin fields | spin fields | and Gauge bosons | and Gauge bosons | Feynman graphs | Feynman graphs | analytic properties of amplitudes and unitarity of the S-matrix | analytic properties of amplitudes and unitarity of the S-matrix | Calculations in quantum electrodynamics (QED) | Calculations in quantum electrodynamics (QED) | Introduction to renormalization | Introduction to renormalizationLicense

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See all metadata8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT) 8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT)

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This course introduces string theory to undergraduate and is based upon Prof. Zwiebach's textbook entitled A First Course in String Theory. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity and basic quantum mechanics. This course develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism and statistical mechanics.Technical RequirementsSoftware to view the .tex files on this course site can be accessed via the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN) and the TeX Users Group Web site. Postscript viewer software, such as Ghostscript/Ghostview, can be used to view the .ps files found on this course site. This course introduces string theory to undergraduate and is based upon Prof. Zwiebach's textbook entitled A First Course in String Theory. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity and basic quantum mechanics. This course develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism and statistical mechanics.Technical RequirementsSoftware to view the .tex files on this course site can be accessed via the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN) and the TeX Users Group Web site. Postscript viewer software, such as Ghostscript/Ghostview, can be used to view the .ps files found on this course site.Subjects

string theory | string theory | quantum mechanics | quantum mechanics | relativistic string | relativistic string | special relativity | special relativity | electromagnetism | electromagnetism | statistical mechanics | statistical mechanics | D-branes | D-branes | string thermodynamics | string thermodynamics | Light-cone | Light-cone | Tachyons | Tachyons | Kalb-Ramond fields | Kalb-Ramond fields | Lorentz invariance | Lorentz invariance | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Hagedorn temperature | Hagedorn temperature | Riemann surfaces | Riemann surfaces | fermionic string theories | fermionic string theoriesLicense

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See all metadata8.09 Classical Mechanics II (MIT) 8.09 Classical Mechanics II (MIT)

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This course provides a formal introduction to classical mechanics. Topics include Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether's theorem. The course also provides an extension to continuous and relativistic systems and classical electrodynamics.AcknowledgementsProfessor Wyslouch acknowledges the contributions of MIT Professor Christoph Paus to the development of the 8.09 materials. This course provides a formal introduction to classical mechanics. Topics include Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether's theorem. The course also provides an extension to continuous and relativistic systems and classical electrodynamics.AcknowledgementsProfessor Wyslouch acknowledges the contributions of MIT Professor Christoph Paus to the development of the 8.09 materials.Subjects

classical mechanics | classical mechanics | Euler-Lagrange equations | Euler-Lagrange equations | Hamilton's equations of motion | Hamilton's equations of motion | perturbation theory | perturbation theory | Noether's theorem | Noether's theorem | continuous and relativistic systems | continuous and relativistic systems | classical electrodynamics | classical electrodynamicsLicense

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See all metadata6.630 Electromagnetic Theory (MIT) 6.630 Electromagnetic Theory (MIT)

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6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, phase matching, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, transmission line theory and circuit concepts, antennas, and equivalent principle. Examples deal with electrodynamics, propagation, guidance, and radiation of electromagnetic waves.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site. Media player software, such as QuickTime® Player, RealOne™ Player, or Windows Media® Player, is required to run the .mpeg files found on this course site. The latest version 6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, phase matching, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, transmission line theory and circuit concepts, antennas, and equivalent principle. Examples deal with electrodynamics, propagation, guidance, and radiation of electromagnetic waves.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site. Media player software, such as QuickTime® Player, RealOne™ Player, or Windows Media® Player, is required to run the .mpeg files found on this course site. The latest versionSubjects

electromagnetics | electromagnetics | Maxwell | Maxwell | polarization | polarization | dipole antennas | dipole antennas | wireless communications | wireless communications | forces | forces | energy | energy | phase matching | phase matching | dielectric waveguides | dielectric waveguides | optical fibers | optical fibers | transmission line theory | transmission line theory | circuit | circuit | antennas | antennas | equivalent principle | equivalent principle | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | propagation | propagation | guidance | guidance | radiation | radiation | electromagnetic waves | electromagnetic wavesLicense

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See all metadata6.763 Applied Superconductivity (MIT) 6.763 Applied Superconductivity (MIT)

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This course provides a phenomenological approach to superconductivity, with emphasis on superconducting electronics. Topics include: electrodynamics of superconductors, London's model, flux quantization, Josephson Junctions, superconducting quantum devices, equivalent circuits, high-speed superconducting electronics, and quantized circuits for quantum computing. The course also provides an overview of type II superconductors, critical magnetic fields, pinning, the critical state model, superconducting materials, and microscopic theory of superconductivity.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site.MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc. This course provides a phenomenological approach to superconductivity, with emphasis on superconducting electronics. Topics include: electrodynamics of superconductors, London's model, flux quantization, Josephson Junctions, superconducting quantum devices, equivalent circuits, high-speed superconducting electronics, and quantized circuits for quantum computing. The course also provides an overview of type II superconductors, critical magnetic fields, pinning, the critical state model, superconducting materials, and microscopic theory of superconductivity.Technical RequirementsMATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site.MATLAB® is a trademark of The MathWorks, Inc.Subjects

applied superconductivity | applied superconductivity | superconducting electronics | superconducting electronics | electrodynamics of superconductors | electrodynamics of superconductors | London's model | London's model | flux quantization | flux quantization | Josephson Junctions | Josephson Junctions | superconducting quantum devices | superconducting quantum devices | equivalent circuits | equivalent circuits | high-speed superconducting electronics | high-speed superconducting electronics | quantized circuits | quantized circuits | quantum computing | quantum computing | type II superconductors | type II superconductors | critical magnetic fields | critical magnetic fields | pinning | pinning | the critical state model | the critical state model | superconducting materials | superconducting materials | microscopic theory of superconductivity | microscopic theory of superconductivity | Electric conductivity | Electric conductivityLicense

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See all metadata8.07 Electromagnetism II (MIT) 8.07 Electromagnetism II (MIT)

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Survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics, magnetostatics, electromagnetic properties of matter. Time-dependent electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic waves, emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation. Relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics. Survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics, magnetostatics, electromagnetic properties of matter. Time-dependent electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic waves, emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation. Relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.Subjects

electromagnetic phenomena | electromagnetic phenomena | electrostatics | electrostatics | magnetostatics | magnetostatics | electromagnetic properties of matter | electromagnetic properties of matter | Time-dependent electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations | Time-dependent electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations | Electromagnetic waves | Electromagnetic waves | emission | emission | absorption | absorption | scattering of radiation | scattering of radiation | Relativistic electrodynamics | Relativistic electrodynamics | mechanics | mechanicsLicense

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See all metadata8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT) 8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT)

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Introduction to the main concepts of string theory to undergraduates. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity (8.033) and basic quantum mechanics (8.05). Subject develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism (8.02) and statistical mechanics (8.044). This includes the study of D-branes and string thermodynamics. Introduction to the main concepts of string theory to undergraduates. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity (8.033) and basic quantum mechanics (8.05). Subject develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism (8.02) and statistical mechanics (8.044). This includes the study of D-branes and string thermodynamics.Subjects

string theory | string theory | quantum mechanics | quantum mechanics | relativistic string | relativistic string | special relativity | special relativity | electromagnetism | electromagnetism | statistical mechanics | statistical mechanics | D-branes | D-branes | string thermodynamics | string thermodynamics | Light-cone | Light-cone | Tachyons | Tachyons | Kalb-Ramond fields | Kalb-Ramond fields | Lorentz invariance | Lorentz invariance | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Hagedorn temperature | Hagedorn temperature | Riemann surfaces | Riemann surfaces | fermionic string theories | fermionic string theories | nuclear reactions | nuclear reactionsLicense

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See all metadata2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project. Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project.Subjects

optical science | optical science | elementary engineering applications | elementary engineering applications | Geometrical optics | Geometrical optics | ray-tracing | ray-tracing | aberrations | aberrations | lens design | lens design | apertures | apertures | stops | stops | radiometry | radiometry | photometry | photometry | Wave optics | Wave optics | basic electrodynamics | basic electrodynamics | polarization | polarization | interference | interference | wave-guiding | wave-guiding | Fresnel | Fresnel | Faunhofer diffraction | Faunhofer diffraction | image formation | image formation | resolution | resolution | space-bandwidth product | space-bandwidth product | optical design | optical designLicense

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See all metadata6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications, including wireless and optical communications, circuits, computer interconnects and peripherals, microwave communications and radar, antennas, sensors, micro-electromechanical systems, and power generation and transmission. Fundamentals include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell's equations; waves, radiation, and diffraction; coupling to media and structures; guided waves; resonance; acoustic analogs; and forces, power, and energy. Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications, including wireless and optical communications, circuits, computer interconnects and peripherals, microwave communications and radar, antennas, sensors, micro-electromechanical systems, and power generation and transmission. Fundamentals include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell's equations; waves, radiation, and diffraction; coupling to media and structures; guided waves; resonance; acoustic analogs; and forces, power, and energy.Subjects

electromagnetics | electromagnetics | electromagnetic fields | electromagnetic fields | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | devices and circuits | devices and circuits | static and quasistatic fields | static and quasistatic fields | electromagnetic forces | electromagnetic forces | actuators | actuators | sensors | sensors | TEM lines | TEM lines | electromagnetic waves | electromagnetic waves | antennas | antennas | radiation | radiation | optical communications | optical communications | acoustics | acousticsLicense

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See all metadata6.630 Electromagnetics (MIT) 6.630 Electromagnetics (MIT)

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6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, phase matching, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, transmission line theory and circuit concepts, antennas, and equivalent principle. Examples deal with electrodynamics, propagation, guidance, and radiation of electromagnetic waves. 6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, phase matching, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, transmission line theory and circuit concepts, antennas, and equivalent principle. Examples deal with electrodynamics, propagation, guidance, and radiation of electromagnetic waves.Subjects

electromagnetics | electromagnetics | Maxwell | Maxwell | polarization | polarization | dipole antennas | dipole antennas | wireless communications | wireless communications | forces | forces | energy | energy | phase matching | phase matching | dielectric waveguides | dielectric waveguides | optical fibers | optical fibers | transmission line theory | transmission line theory | circuit | circuit | antennas | antennas | equivalent principle | equivalent principle | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | propagation | propagation | guidance | guidance | radiation | radiation | electromagnetic waves | electromagnetic wavesLicense

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See all metadata6.763 Applied Superconductivity (MIT) 6.763 Applied Superconductivity (MIT)

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This course provides a phenomenological approach to superconductivity, with emphasis on superconducting electronics. Topics include: electrodynamics of superconductors, London's model, flux quantization, Josephson Junctions, superconducting quantum devices, equivalent circuits, high-speed superconducting electronics, and quantized circuits for quantum computing. The course also provides an overview of type II superconductors, critical magnetic fields, pinning, the critical state model, superconducting materials, and microscopic theory of superconductivity. This course provides a phenomenological approach to superconductivity, with emphasis on superconducting electronics. Topics include: electrodynamics of superconductors, London's model, flux quantization, Josephson Junctions, superconducting quantum devices, equivalent circuits, high-speed superconducting electronics, and quantized circuits for quantum computing. The course also provides an overview of type II superconductors, critical magnetic fields, pinning, the critical state model, superconducting materials, and microscopic theory of superconductivity.Subjects

applied superconductivity | applied superconductivity | superconducting electronics | superconducting electronics | electrodynamics of superconductors | electrodynamics of superconductors | London's model | London's model | flux quantization | flux quantization | Josephson Junctions | Josephson Junctions | superconducting quantum devices | superconducting quantum devices | equivalent circuits | equivalent circuits | high-speed superconducting electronics | high-speed superconducting electronics | quantized circuits | quantized circuits | quantum computing | quantum computing | type II superconductors | type II superconductors | critical magnetic fields | critical magnetic fields | pinning | pinning | the critical state model | the critical state model | superconducting materials | superconducting materials | microscopic theory of superconductivity | microscopic theory of superconductivityLicense

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See all metadata6.635 Advanced Electromagnetism (MIT) 6.635 Advanced Electromagnetism (MIT)

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In 6.635, topics covered include: special relativity, electrodynamics of moving media, waves in dispersive media, microstrip integrated circuits, quantum optics, remote sensing, radiative transfer theory, scattering by rough surfaces, effective permittivities, random media, Green's functions for planarly layered media, integral equations in electromagnetics, method of moments, time domain method of moments, EM waves in periodic structures: photonic crystals and negative refraction. In 6.635, topics covered include: special relativity, electrodynamics of moving media, waves in dispersive media, microstrip integrated circuits, quantum optics, remote sensing, radiative transfer theory, scattering by rough surfaces, effective permittivities, random media, Green's functions for planarly layered media, integral equations in electromagnetics, method of moments, time domain method of moments, EM waves in periodic structures: photonic crystals and negative refraction.Subjects

electromagnetism | electromagnetism | special relativity | special relativity | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | waves | waves | dispersive media | dispersive media | microstrip integrated circuits | microstrip integrated circuits | quantum optics | quantum optics | remote sensing | remote sensing | radiative transfer theory | radiative transfer theory | scattering | scattering | effective permittivities | effective permittivities | random media | random media | Green's functions | Green's functions | planarly layered media | planarly layered media | integral equations | integral equations | method of moments | method of moments | time domain method of moments | time domain method of moments | EM waves | EM waves | periodic structures | periodic structures | photonic crystals | photonic crystals | negative refraction | negative refractionLicense

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See all metadata8.323 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I (MIT) 8.323 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I (MIT)

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8.323, Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I, is a one-term self-contained subject in quantum field theory. Concepts and basic techniques are developed through applications in elementary particle physics, and condensed matter physics. 8.323, Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I, is a one-term self-contained subject in quantum field theory. Concepts and basic techniques are developed through applications in elementary particle physics, and condensed matter physics.Subjects

Classical field theory | Classical field theory | symmetries | symmetries | and Noether's theorem. Quantization of scalar fields | and Noether's theorem. Quantization of scalar fields | spin fields | spin fields | and Gauge bosons. Feynman graphs | and Gauge bosons. Feynman graphs | analytic properties of amplitudes and unitarity of the S-matrix. Calculations in quantum electrodynamics (QED). Introduction to renormalization. | analytic properties of amplitudes and unitarity of the S-matrix. Calculations in quantum electrodynamics (QED). Introduction to renormalization.License

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See all metadata8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT) 8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates (MIT)

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This course introduces string theory to undergraduate and is based upon Prof. Zwiebach's textbook entitled A First Course in String Theory. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity and basic quantum mechanics. This course develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism and statistical mechanics. This course introduces string theory to undergraduate and is based upon Prof. Zwiebach's textbook entitled A First Course in String Theory. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special relativity and basic quantum mechanics. This course develops the aspects of string theory and makes it accessible to students familiar with basic electromagnetism and statistical mechanics.Subjects

string theory | string theory | quantum mechanics | quantum mechanics | relativistic string | relativistic string | special relativity | special relativity | electromagnetism | electromagnetism | statistical mechanics | statistical mechanics | D-branes | D-branes | string thermodynamics. Light-cone | string thermodynamics. Light-cone | Tachyons | Tachyons | Kalb-Ramond fields | Kalb-Ramond fields | Lorentz invariance | Lorentz invariance | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Born-Infeld electrodynamics | Hagedorn temperature | Hagedorn temperature | Riemann surfaces | Riemann surfaces | fermionic string theories | fermionic string theoriesLicense

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This course covers the role of physics and physicists during the 20th century, focusing on Einstein, Oppenheimer, and Feynman. Beyond just covering the scientific developments, institutional, cultural, and political contexts will also be examined. This course covers the role of physics and physicists during the 20th century, focusing on Einstein, Oppenheimer, and Feynman. Beyond just covering the scientific developments, institutional, cultural, and political contexts will also be examined.Subjects

STS.042 | STS.042 | 8.225 | 8.225 | general relativity | general relativity | theory of relativity | theory of relativity | einstein | einstein | history of physics | history of physics | cold war | cold war | physics in the 20th century | physics in the 20th century | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | special relativity | special relativity | Heisenberg | Heisenberg | Bohr | Bohr | world war II | world war II | big science | big science | feynman | feynmanLicense

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This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics. This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.Subjects

electromagnetic phenomena | electromagnetic phenomena | electrostatics | electrostatics | magnetostatics | magnetostatics | electromagnetic fields | electromagnetic fields | electromagnetic waves | electromagnetic waves | emission of radiation | emission of radiation | absorption of radiation | absorption of radiation | scattering of radiation | scattering of radiation | relativistic electrodynamics | relativistic electrodynamicsLicense

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This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics. This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.Subjects

electromagnetic phenomena | electromagnetic phenomena | electrostatics | electrostatics | magnetostatics | magnetostatics | electromagnetic properties of matter | electromagnetic properties of matter | Time-dependent electromagnetic fields | Time-dependent electromagnetic fields | Maxwell's equations | Maxwell's equations | Electromagnetic waves | Electromagnetic waves | emission | emission | absorption | absorption | scattering of radiation | scattering of radiation | Relativistic electrodynamics | Relativistic electrodynamics | mechanics | mechanicsLicense

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This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project. This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Topics covered in geometrical optics include: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Topics covered in wave optics include: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized. Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project.Subjects

optics | optics | optical science | optical science | geometrical optics | geometrical optics | ray-tracing | ray-tracing | aberrations | aberrations | lens design | lens design | apertures | apertures | stops | stops | radiometry | radiometry | photometry | photometry | Wave optics | Wave optics | electrodynamics | electrodynamics | polarization | polarization | interference | interference | wave-guiding | wave-guiding | Fresnel | Fresnel | Fraunhofer diffraction | Fraunhofer diffraction | image formation | image formation | resolution | resolution | space-bandwidth product | space-bandwidth product | optical design | optical designLicense

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This class provides a formal introduction to classical mechanics, Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether's theorem. The course also extends to continuous and relativistic systems and classical electrodynamics. This class provides a formal introduction to classical mechanics, Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether's theorem. The course also extends to continuous and relativistic systems and classical electrodynamics.Subjects

classical mechanics | classical mechanics | Euler-Lagrange equations | Euler-Lagrange equations | Hamilton's equations of motion | Hamilton's equations of motion | perturbation theory | perturbation theory | Noether's theorem | Noether's theorem | continuous and relativistic systems | continuous and relativistic systems | classical electrodynamics | classical electrodynamicsLicense

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Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications. Geometrical optics: ray-tracing, aberrations, lens design, apertures and stops, radiometry and photometry. Wave optics: basic electrodynamics, polarization, interference, wave-guiding, Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction, image formation, resolution, space-bandwidth product. Emphasis on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content, and an advanced design project.Subjects

ray-tracing | lens design | apertures and stops | radiometry | photometry | Wave optics | basic electrodynamics | electrodynamics | polarization | wave-guiding | Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction | image formation | resolution | space-bandwidth productLicense

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This class provides a formal introduction to classical mechanics, Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton's equations of motion used to describe central force motion, scattering, perturbation theory and Noether's theorem. The course also extends to continuous and relativistic systems and classical electrodynamics.Subjects

classical mechanics | Euler-Lagrange equations | Hamilton's equations of motion | perturbation theory | Noether's theorem | continuous and relativistic systems | classical electrodynamicsLicense

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This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.Subjects

electromagnetic phenomena | electrostatics | magnetostatics | electromagnetic properties of matter | Time-dependent electromagnetic fields | Maxwell's equations | Electromagnetic waves | emission | absorption | scattering of radiation | Relativistic electrodynamics | mechanicsLicense

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