Spring 2015
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;
Teaching Assistant:
Mikhail Kandell (email)
Office Hours: Thursday 12:302:00, 4055
Beckman
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Day 
Date 
Topic 
Supporting Material 
Homework 
Links 
References 
28 
T 
Jan
20 
Introduction 

27 
R 
Jan
22 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 

26 
T 
Jan
27 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 

HW 1 

25 
R 
Jan
29 
Light
Microscopy: ECE 460 review 


Popescu
[4] 

24 
T 
Feb
03 
Light
Microscopy: ECE 460 review 

HW2 


23 
R 
Feb
05 
Holography 
Holography 



22 
T 
Feb
10 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 
QPI 



21 
R 
Feb
12 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 

HW3 


20 
T 
Feb
17 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 


19 
R 
Feb
19 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 




18 
T 
Feb
24 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 

HW4 


17 
R 
Feb
26 
Dynamic
light scattering 


Berne & Pecora
[8] 

16 
T 
Mar
03 
Dynamic
light scattering 

HW5 

15 
R 
Mar
05 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 


Yariv Optical waves in crystals 

14 
T 
Mar
10 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 

HW6 


13 
R 
Mar
12 
Confocal
microscopy 




12 
T 
Mar
17 
Review 



R 
Mar 19 
Midterm 




T 
Mar 24 
Spring Break 




R 
Mar 26 
Spring Break 


11 
T 
Mar
31 
Optical coherence tomography 




10 
R 
Apr
02 
Optical coherence tomography 




9 
T 
Apr
07 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 



8 
R 
Apr
9 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 


7 
T 
Apr
14 
Nonlinear microscopy 

Masters and So [12] 

6 
R 
Apr
16 
Nonlinear microscopy 

5 
T 
Apr
21 
Superresolution microscopy 




4 
R 
Apr
23 
Superresolution microscopy 



3 
T 
Apr
28 
Student
TALKS 



2 
R 
Apr
30 
Student TALKS 


1 
T 
May
05 
Student TALKS 



R 
May 7 
Reading Day 



R 
May 8 
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 (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).