Lecture Topics

Lecture Video: Diffraction, Resolution
The phenomena related to diffraction are the focus of the lecture. Prof. Lee explains the mathematical description of the diffraction pattern of the wave traveling through a wide slit.
Lecture Notes
Typed Notes for Lecture 22 (PDF)
Handwritten Notes for Lecture 22 (PDF  2MB)
Textbook Reading
Chapter 13: Interference and Diffraction (PDF  1.6MB)
Notes:
 Section 13.4.1 The Single Slit is important for this course
 Section 13.4.2 Nearfield Diffraction is not covered, but interesting
 Section 13.4.4. δ “Functions” is not covered in this course
Inclass Demonstrations
SEE IT IN THE LECTURE 

SingleSlit Diffraction with a Laser 