Read chapter 6.1-6.3 of the textbook (Smith).

- Do problems 1-1 through 1-3 from the class notes. The answers to problems are in the back of notes. Try the problems before peeking at the answers. The goal here is to make sure you understand the underlying concepts.
- Plot the index of refraction of the glass N-SK15 over the
range 0.45-0.65 mm for the Sellmeier
equation. Do this using both Excel and MATLAB.
The dispersion coefficients for N-SK15 may be obtained from the Schott 2000 catalog (Excel worksheet)

- How does Smith define
*aperture stop*and*field stop*?

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