Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Waves and Optics Laboratory FIZ214 4 0 + 3 3

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. RIDVAN BALDIK
Instructors Prof. M.HALUK GÜVEN
Goals Students are attained experimental skill about basic optical devices and waves
Contents Lenses and Optical Systems, Refractive Index, Prism, Absorption of light, Reflection, Refraction, Polarization,Interference of light waves, diffraction of light, Microwave Optics
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Recognizes basic optic elements
2 Installation of basic optic sets
3 Learns to parameters related to basic properties of wave; interference, diffraction and polarization
4 Describes to formation of color
5 Investigate to behaviour and properties of microwaves

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face, Group study
Assessment Methods Quiz, laboratory study

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Lenses [1] Pages 11-16
2 Optics systems [1] Pages 17-20
3 Refractive Index [1] Pages 21-30
4 Prism [1] Pages 31-35
5 Absorption of light [1] Pages 36-40
6 Reflection [1] Pages 41-48
7 Refraction [1] Pages 41-48
8 Midterm Lectures should be reviewed by the student.
9 Polarization [1] Pages 41-48
10 Interference of light waves [1] Pages 49-55
11 Diffraction of light [1] Pages 49-55
12 Microwave Optics [1] Pages 56-67
13 Repetition of experiment Should be read to pertinent section of the lecture material.
14 Repetition of experiment Should be read to pertinent section of the lecture material.

Textbook Dalgalar ve Optik Laboratuvarı Deney Föyü, Z.K.Ü. Fizik Bölümü.
Additional Resources Optics, Ajoy Ghatak, Tata McGraw-Hill Publ. Co., New Delhi, 1977. Fen ve Mühendislik İçin Fizik 1&2, Serway & Beichner,Palme Yayıncılık, Ankara 2007.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 40
Quizzes 7 15
Laboratory 7 45
In-Term Total 15 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the physics field.
4 Updates the information on daily conditions.
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques. x
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results. x
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field. x
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields.
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically. x
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective.
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process.
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously.
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field. x
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Laboratory 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Work Load (h) 90
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3
ECTS Credit of the Course 3