Lecture Notes

This page presents two forms of lecture notes: notes by Professor Chen, and notes taken in-class by a student (presented courtesy of Tom Harris, and used with permission).

Lec # Topics Professor Chen's Notes Student's Notes
Week 1
1 Review of Basic Thermal Radiation Concepts, Blackbody Radiation (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
2 View Factor, Simple Radiative Transfer (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 2
3 Radiative Transfer in Enclosures (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
4 Radiative Transfer in Enclosures (cont.) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 3
5 EM Waves (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 4
6 EM Wave Modeling of Surfaces (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
7 EM Wave Modeling of Thin Films (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 5
8 EM Wave Modeling of Particles (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
9 Scattering Properties of Particulates (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 6
10 Dielectric Properties of Solid, Drude Model (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
11 Lorentz Model (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 7
12 Radiative Properties of Gases (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
13 Radiative Properties of Gases (cont.) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 8
14 First Mid-term (In-class, Open Book) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
15 Equation of Radiative Transfer in Participating Media (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 9
16 Solution of ERT for One-dimensional Gray Media (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
17 Discrete Ordinate Method (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 10
18 Spherical Harmonics Method (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 11
19 Approximate Solutions (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
20 Monte Carlo Simulation (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 12
21 Presentation and Discussion on Global Warming (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
22 Near Field Thermal Radiation, Fluctuation-dissipation Theory (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
Week 13
23 Near Field Thermal Radiation (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)
24 Solar Cells
Week 14
25 Coherent Radiation Source, Lasers
26 Laser Materials Interactions