ECE 460 Optical Imaging

Fall 2017

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

Date

Chapter

Topic

Material

Homework

Lab

Aug 29th

Introduction

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Aug 31st

Appendix B

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Sep 5th

Appendix A

Linear systems and the Fourier transform in optics

Signal Processing; Noisy Data

Sep 7th

Properties of Light

Properties of Light

HW1

Sep 12nd

Properties of Light

Sep 14th

Chapter 1

Geometrical Optics

Geometrical Optics

HW2

Book

Sep 19th

Geometrical Optics

Ray Optics

Sep 21st

Chapter 2

Wave Optics

Wave/ Fourier Optics

HW3

Sep 26th

Wave Optics

Diffraction

Sep 28th

Chapter 4

Fourier Optics

Oct 3rd

Fourier Optics

Fourier Optics  

Oct 5th

Review

Oct 10th

Midterm 1

Oct 12nd

Chapter 11

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Spatiotemporal Correlations

Oct 17th

Spatial and Temporal Field Correlations

Interference & Temporal Coherence

Oct 19th

Low-coherence Interferometry

LCI

HW4

Oct 24th

Low-coherence Interferometry

Oct 26th

Optical Coherence Tomography

Oct 31st

Microscopy

Microscopy

Microscopy

Nov 2nd

Microscopy

 

Nov 7th

Aberrations

Pupils, windows, aberrations

HW5

Nov 9th

Review

Nov 14th

Midterm 2

Nov 16th

Chapter 6

Polarization

Polarization

Nov 21st

break

Nov 23rd

break

Nov 28th

Chapters 8-9

Waveplates

Polarization

Nov 30th

Waveplates

Dec 5th

Electro-optics

Electro-optics/ Acousto-optics

Electro-optics/Acousto-optics

Dec 7th

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 12nd

Chapter 19-20

Acousto-optics

 

Final Review

 

Final Exam

TBA

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