ECE 460 Optical Imaging

Fall 2016

Prof. Gabriel Popescu

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

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

Teaching Assistants: Hassaan Majeed (email), Mikhail Kandel (email)
Labs: Room 3016 ECEB

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

Date

Chapter

Topic

Material

Homework

Lab

Aug 23rd

Introduction

Math Toolbox

Aug 25th

Appendix B

Math Toolbox

Aug 30th

Appendix A

Math Toolbox

HW1

HW 1 Sol.

Signal Processing; Noisy Data

Sep 1st

Properties of Light

Properties of Light

Sep 6th

Properties of Light

HW 2

HW 2 Sol.

Ray Optics

Sep 8th

Chapter 1

Geometrical Optics

Geometrical Optics

Sep 13th

Geometrical Optics

HW 3

HW 3 Sol.

 

Sep 15th

Chapter 2

Wave Optics

Wave/ Fourier Optics

Sep 20th

Wave Optics

Diffraction

Sep 22nd

Chapter 4

Fourier Optics

Sep 27th

Fourier Optics

Fourier Optics  

Sep 29th

Review

Oct 4th

Midterm 1

Oct 6th

Chapter 11

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Spatiotemporal Correlations

Oct 11th

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Interference & Temporal Coherence

Oct 13th

Low-coherence Interferometry

LCI

Oct 18th

Low-coherence Interferometry

HW 4

HW 4 Sol.

Spatial Coherence

Oct 20th

Optical Coherence Tomography

Oct 25th

Microscopy

Microscopy

Microscopy

Oct 27th

Microscopy

 

Nov 1st

Aberrations

Pupils, windows, aberrations

HW 5

Nov 3rd

Review

Nov 8th

Midterm 2

Nov 10th

Chapter 6

Polarization

Nov 15th

Chapters 8-9

Waveplates

Polarization

Polarization

Nov 17th

Waveplates

Nov 22nd

Break

Nov 24th

Break

Nov 29th

Electro-optics

Electro-optics/ Acousto-optics

Electro-optics/Acousto-optics

1st Dec

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 6th

Chapter 19-20

Acousto-optics

HW 7

HW 7 Sol.

 

Final Review

 

Final Exam

TBA

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