Spring 2014
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, 260 Everitt Lab;
Teaching Assistant:
Office Hours:
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Day 
Date 
Topic 
Supporting Material 
Homework 
Links 
References 
28 
T 
Jan
21 
Introduction 

27 
R 
Jan
23 
Groundwork: 2D, 3D
Fourier transforms 

26 
T 
Jan
28 
Groundwork: 2D, 3D
Fourier transforms 

HW 1 

25 
R 
Jan
30 
Light Microscopy: ECE
460 review 




24 
T 
Feb
04 
Light Microscopy: ECE
460 review 

HW2 


23 
R 
Feb
06 
Holography 
Holography 



22 
T 
Feb
11 
Quantitative phase
imaging (QPI) 
QPI 



21 
R 
Feb
13 
Quantitative phase
imaging (QPI) 

HW3 


20 
T 
Feb
18 
Propagation in inhomogeneous media 


19 
R 
Feb
20 
Propagation in inhomogeneous media 




18 
T 
Feb
25 
Propagation in inhomogeneous media 

HW4 


17 
R 
Feb
27 
Dynamic light scattering 


Berne & Pecora [8] 

16 
T 
Mar
04 
Dynamic light scattering 

HW5 

15 
R 
Mar
06 
Propagation of Gaussian
beams 


Yariv Optical waves in crystals 

14 
T 
Mar
11 
Propagation of Gaussian
beams 

HW6 


13 
R 
Mar
13 
Confocal microscopy 




12 
T 
Mar
18 
Review 



R 
Mar 20 
Midterm 




T 
Mar 25 
Spring Break 




R 
Mar 27 
Spring Break 


11 
T 
Apr
01 
Optical
coherence tomography 




10 
R 
Apr
03 
Optical coherence tomography 




9 
T 
Apr
08 
Propagation in nonlinear media 
Nonlinear 



8 
R 
Apr
10 
Propagation in nonlinear media 


7 
T 
Apr
15 
Nonlinear microscopy 


6 
R 
Apr
17 
Nonlinear microscopy 

5 
T 
Apr
22 
Superresolution microscopy 




4 
R 
Apr
24 
Superresolution
microscopy 



3 
T 
Apr
29 
Student TALKS 



2 
R 
May
01 
Student TALKS 


1 
T 
May
06 
Student TALKS 



R 
May 8 
Reading Day 



R 
May 9 
Reports due by email 

Grading formula: Midterm 30%; Final report  20%; Homework  30%; Presentation 20%; Class participation  5% .
REFERENCES
[1] A. Papoulis, The Fourier integral and its applications.
New York,: McGrawHill, 1962.
[2] R. N.
Bracewell, The Fourier transform and its
applications, 3rd ed. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2000.
[3] J. W.
Goodman, Introduction to Fourier optics,
2nd ed. New York: McGrawHill, 1996.
[5] J. D.
Jackson, Classical electrodynamics,
3rd ed. New York: Wiley, 1999.
[6] H. C. van
de Hulst, Light Scattering by Small
Particles New York: Dover Publications 1981.
[10] R. W. Boyd,
Nonlinear optics, 3rd ed. Amsterdam ;
Boston: Academic Press, 2008.
[11] Y. R. Shen,
The principles of nonlinear optics.
New York: J. Wiley, 1984.
[15] J. W.
Goodman, Statistical optics. New
York: Wiley, 1985.
[16] M. Pluta, Advanced light microscopy. Warszawa:
Polish Scientific Publishers, 1988.