ECE 460 Optical Imaging

Fall 2018

Prof. Gabriel Popescu

Text: “Fundamentals of Photonics”, Saleh and Teich (2nd Edition, 2007)

Schedule: 11-12:20 T-R, Room 2074 ECEB

Teaching Assistants: Michael Fanous (email), Chenfei Hu (email)
Labs: Room 3016 ECEB

Office Hours: Tuesday 12:30-1:30, Room 4055 Beckman Institute

Date

Chapter

Topic

Material

Homework

Lab

Aug 28th

Introduction

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Aug 30th

Appendix B

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Sep 4th

Appendix A

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Signal Processing; Noisy Data

Sep 6th

Properties of Light

Properties of Light

HW1

Sep 11st

Properties of Light

Sep 13rd

Chapter 1

Geometrical Optics

Geometrical Optics

HW2

Sep 18th

Geometrical Optics

Ray Optics

Sep 20th

Chapter 2

Wave Optics

Wave/ Fourier Optics

HW3

Sep 25th

Wave Optics

Diffraction

Sep 27th

Chapter 4

Fourier Optics

Oct 2nd

Fourier Optics

Fourier Optics  

Oct 4th

Review

Oct 9th

Midterm 1

Oct 11st

Chapter 11

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Spatiotemporal Correlations

Oct 16th

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Interference & Temporal Coherence

Oct 18th

Low-coherence Interferometry

LCI

HW4

Oct 23rd

Low-coherence Interferometry

Oct 25th

Optical Coherence Tomography

Oct 30th

Microscopy

Microscopy

Microscopy

Nov 1st

Microscopy

 

Nov 6th

Aberrations

Pupils, windows, aberrations

HW5

Nov 8th

Review

Nov 13rd

Midterm 2

Nov 15th

Chapter 6

Polarization

Polarization

Nov 20th

break

Nov 22nd

break

Nov 27th

Chapters 8-9

Waveplates

HW6

Polarization

Nov 29th

Waveplates

Dec 4th

Electro-optics

Electro-optics/ Acousto-optics

Dec 6th

Chapter 19-20

 

Acousto-optics

 

 

 

Dec 11st

Final Review

Electro-optics/Acousto-optics

    TBD

Final Exam

Grading: Midterm 1 - 15%; Midterm 2 - 15%; Final - 20%; Homework - 25%; Lab - 20%; Class Participation - 5%.