# Ch 14: Wave Optics: Help and Review

The Wave Optics chapter of this Physics 101: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master wave optics. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of wave optics.

## Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering wave optics material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about wave optics. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who have fallen behind in understanding equations and principles related to wave optics
• Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
• Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
• Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
• Students who need an efficient way to learn about wave optics
• Students who struggle to understand their teachers
• Students who attend schools without extra science learning resources

## How It Works:

• Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
• Press play and watch the video lesson.
• Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
• Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
• Verify you're ready by completing the Wave Optics chapter exam.

## Why It Works:

• Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
• Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
• Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Wave Optics chapter exam to be prepared.
• Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any wave optics question. They're here to help!
• Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

## Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a wave optics unit of a standard introductory physics course. Topics covered include:

• Types of mirrors
• Ray tracing
• Equations for mirror and lens questions
• Malus's Law
• Brewster's Law
• Huygen's Principle
• Single-, double- and multiple-slit diffraction
• Diffraction gratings
• Thin film interference
• Applications of the Michelson Interferometer

17 Lessons in Chapter 14: Wave Optics: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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