Lecture Topics

Lecture Video: 2D and 3D waves, Snell’s Law
The main focus of the lecture is the mathematical description of 2D and 3D waves. Prof. Lee also shows that the wave description of light leads to reflection law and Snell’s laws in geometrical optics.
Lecture Notes
Typed Notes for Lecture 16 (PDF  1.8MB)
Handwritten Notes for Lecture 16 (PDF  2.6MB)
Textbook Reading
Chapter 11: Two and Three Dimensions (PDF  1.8MB)
Chapter 12: Polarization (PDF  1.4MB) (through section 12.3)
Inclass Demonstrations
SEE IT IN THE LECTURE 

Chladni Figures (Speaker Driven) 
Oscillating Soap Film and Oscillating Soap Film 
Related Resources
Video: Total Internal Refraction by Khan Academy
Video: Snell’s Law by Khan Academy