This tutorial addresses several optical and magneto-optical
phenomena related to my scientific research. Through its animations and
step-by-step approach to formula and calculations, it is intended as an
accessible introduction to these phenomena.
Feedback is very welcome! Please note that this is still a
work in progress and consequently it is not exempt from typos and the like. If
you spot any corrections that need to be made or if you have any comments and/or
suggestions, please write to v.k.valev[at]fys.kuleuven.be !