Fall 2014
ECE 460 Optical Imaging
Text: “Fundamentals of Photonics”, Saleh and Teich (2nd Edition, 2007)
Schedule: 1112:20 TR,
Room 2074 ECEB
Teaching Assistants: Lab
assistant Hassaan Majeed (email); Homework assistant
Mikhail Kandell (email);
Labs: Room 3016 ECEB
Office Hours: Thursday 12:301:30, Room
4055 Beckman
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Date 
Book Chapter 
Topic 
Supporting Material 
Homework 
Links 
Lab 
Exams 
30 
Aug
26 

Introduction 

Lab Sections; Lab report guidelines 

29 
Aug
28 
Appendix B 
Math Toolbox 
Fourier transform
Wolfram; Fourier
pairs Wikipedia 

28 
Sept
02 
Appendix A 
Math Toolbox 
HW
1 
Xray
imaging (supplemental material) 

27 
Sep
04 

Properties of Light 
Electromagnetic
spectrum Wikipedia 

26 
Sep
09 

Properties of Light 
HW
2 
2.
Spectroscopy 

25 
Sep
11 
Chapter 1 
Geometrical Optics 
Fermat’s Principle
Wikipedia 

24 
Sep
16 

Geometrical Optics 
Prerecorded
lecture 
HW
3 
Fourier Wikipedia 
3.
Ray optics 

23 
Sep
18 
Chapter 2 
Wave Optics 

22 
Sep
23 

Wave Optics 
HW
4 
Diffraction
 Wikipedia 
4.
Diffraction 

21 
Sep
25 
Chapter 4 
Fourier Optics 

20 
Sept
30 

Fourier Optics 
HW
4 
ImageJ free download 

19 
Oct 02 
Review 

Midterm 1 

18 
Oct 07 
1112:20PM,
EVRT 241 
Midterm
1 

17 
Oct
09 
Chapter 11 
Spatial and temporal
field correlations 

Mandel & Wolf
classic paper on Coherence 

16 
Oct
14 

Spatial and temporal field
correlations 
HW
5 
The eye Wikipedia 

15 
Oct
15 

Lowcoherence
interferometry 

Michelson Interferometry Wikipedia 

14 
Oct
21 

Lowcoherence
interferometry 
HW
6 
R. J. Glauber Nobel Lecture 

13 
Oct
23 

Optical coherence
tomography 



12 
Oct
28 

Microscopy 
HW
7 


11 
Oct
30 

Microscopy 
Microscopy Suite,
Beckman, UIUC 
8.
Microscopy 

10 
Nov
04 
Aberrations 
HW
8 


9 
Nov
06 

Review 


Midterm
2 

8 
Nov
11 
1112:20PM,
EVRT 241 
Midterm
2 

7 
Nov
13 
Chapter 6 
Polarization 

Nov
18 
Chapters 89 
Waveplates 

Nov
20 
Waveplates 

HW
9 
9.
Polarization 

6 
Nov 25 

Break 




5 
Nov 27 

Break 




4 
Dec
02 

Electrooptics 


3 
Dec
04 
Chapter 1920 
Acoustooptics 
HW
10 

2 
Dec
09 

Final Review 


1 
Dec
XX 
TBA 
Final
Exam 
TBA 

Final
Exam 



Grading formula: Midterm 1  15%; Midterm 2  15%; Final  20%;
Homework  25%; Lab report: 20%;
5% class participation.