# Optics Study Materials 2020 – Download B.Sc II Year Study Books PDF & Imp Questions

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## Optics Study Materials

 Name of the Subject Optics Category School of Sciences Useful for Bachelor of Science (Physics)Â Course Type Under Graduation Courses Article on Study Materials 2020 Study Material Format PDF Download Other Study Materials Click Here

## Chapters & Topics

Introducing Light

• Polarisation of Light
• Perception of Light
• Reflection and Refraction of Light
• Nature of Light

Interference

• Interferometry
• Interference by Division of Amplitude
• Interference by Division of Wavefront

Diffraction

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• Diffraction and Resolution
• Diffraction Grating
• Fraunhofer Diffraction
• Fresnel Diffraction

Lasers and Their Applications

• Fibre Optics
• Holography
• Physics of Lasers
• Coherence

### Subject in the Universities

This subject will be useful to the students who are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Physics. The following university students can also download Optics study materials :

• IGNOU
• Uttarakhand Open University
• University of Calicut
• Lovely Professional University

### Subject in the Semesters

Optics subject will be studied by the students in the following semesters of their respective courses :

• Bachelor of Science (Physics) II Year

### Important Questions

We have mentioned some of the important questions of Optics subject :

• Write a short note on optical path.
• Write a note on Fermat’s principle.
• Define the critical angle. State the relation between refractive index of medium and critical angle.
• Discuss Fermat’s principle and prove laws of reflection and refraction with its help.
• Prove that Snell’s law follows the Fermat’s principle.
• Derive Newton’s Formula.
• Determine the different types of magnifications produced in an optical system.
• Define Cardinal points of a lens system.
• Define lateral, axial and angular magnifications of a lens system. Establish relations between them.
• Define cardinal points of a coaxial optical system and give their characteristics.
• Explain the difference between thin and thick lenses.
• What is a thick lens?
• What is critical thickness of a lens?
• Write formula for the focal length of a thick lens?
• What is achromatism?
• What is the difference between coherence and non-coherence light?
• Explain the principle of superposition of lightwave?
• What are the conditions for sustainable interference?
• What is meant by the interference of light?
• How is the shape of fringes formed by biprism?
• What is the difference between ordinary prism and biprism? How can we distinguish?
• Explain the construction and working of a biprism?
• What are Newton’s rings?
• What are Haidiger’s and Newton’s fringes?
• What is an interferometer?
• Describe the construction of Michelson interferometer?
• Differentiate the phenomena interference and diffraction.
• Describe the Fresnel and Fraunhofer classes of diffraction.
• Discuss Fraunhofer diffraction at a circular slit.
• Define diffraction phenomena. What do you mean by the Fresnel class and Fraunhofer class of diffraction?
• Define the resolving power of a microscope? Deduce an expression for it and discuss it.
• What is polarization? Why sound waves can’t be polarized?
• Explain planes of polarization and plane of vibration?
• State and Brewster and Malus law.
• Distinguish between polarized and unpolarized light.

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