Spring 2018
ECE 564 Modern Light Microscopy
Text: “Introduction to Optical Microscopy” by J. Mertz (Roberts and Company, 2010)
“Quantitative phase imaging of cells and tissues” by G. Popescu
(McGrawHill, 2011)
Schedule: 11:0012:20 TR,
3020 ECE Building;
Office Hours: Thursday 12:302:00, 4055
Beckman
Teaching Assistant:
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Day 
Date 
Topic 
Supporting Material 
Homework 
Links 
References 
28 
T 
Jan
16 
Introduction 

27 
R 
Jan
18 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 

26 
T 
Jan
23 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 


25 
R 
Jan
25 
Fourier
Optics 


Popescu
[4] 

24 
T 
Jan
30 
Fourier
Optics 




23 
R 
Feb
1 
Light
Microscopy 
Holography 



22 
T 
Feb
6 
Holography 
QPI 



21 
R 
Feb
8 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 




20 
T 
Feb
13 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 


19 
R 
Feb
15 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 



18 
T 
Feb
20 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 




17 
R 
Feb
22 
Dynamic
light scattering 

Berne & Pecora
[8] 

16 
T 
Feb
27 
Dynamic
light scattering 


15 
R 
Mar
1 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 

Yariv Optical waves in crystals 

14 
T 
Mar
6 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 




13 
R 
Mar
8 
Confocal
microscopy 




12 
T 
Mar
13 
Review 



R 
Mar 15 
Midterm 




T 
Mar 20 
Spring Break 




R 
Mar 22 
Spring Break 


11 
T 
Mar
27 
Optical coherence tomography 




10 
R 
Mar
29 
Optical coherence tomography 




9 
T 
Apr
3 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 



8 
R 
Apr
5 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 


7 
T 
Apr
10 
Nonlinear microscopy 

Masters and So [12] 

6 
R 
Apr
12 
Nonlinear microscopy 

5 
T 
Apr
17 
Superresolution microscopy 




4 
R 
Apr
19 
Superresolution microscopy 



3 
T 
Apr
24 
Student
TALKS 



2 
R 
Apr
26 
Student TALKS 


1 
T 
May
1 
Student TALKS 



R 
May 3 
Reading Day 



R 
May 4 
Reports due by email; by
5PM May 4 

Grading formula: Midterm 30%; Final report  20%; Homework  30%; Presentation 20%; Class participation  5% .
REFERENCES
1. A. Papoulis The
Fourier integral and its applications (McGrawHill, New York,, 1962).
2. R. N. Bracewell The
Fourier transform and its applications (McGraw Hill, Boston, 2000).
3. J. W. Goodman Introduction
to Fourier optics (McGrawHill, New York, 1996).
4. G. Popescu Quantitative
phase imaging of cells and tissues (McGrawHill, New York, 2011).
6. H. C. van de Hulst Light
Scattering by Small Particles (Dover Publications New York, 1981).
10. R. W. Boyd Nonlinear optics (Academic Press, Amsterdam ; Boston, 2008).
11. Y. R. Shen The principles of nonlinear optics (J. Wiley, New York, 1984).