Spring 2017
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:
Office Hours: Thursday 12:302:00, 4055
Beckman
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Day 
Date 
Topic 
Supporting Material 
Homework 
Links 
References 
28 
T 
Jan
17 
Introduction 

27 
R 
Jan
19 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 

26 
T 
Jan
24 
Groundwork:
2D, 3D Fourier transforms 


25 
R 
Jan
26 
Fourier
Optics 


Popescu
[4] 

24 
T 
Jan
31 
Fourier
Optics 

HW2 


23 
R 
Feb
2 
Light
Microscopy 
Holography 



22 
T 
Feb
7 
Holography 
QPI 



21 
R 
Feb
9 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 




20 
T 
Feb
14 
Quantitative
phase imaging (QPI) 
HW3 


19 
R 
Feb
16 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 



18 
T 
Feb
21 
Propagation
in inhomogeneous media 

HW4 


17 
R 
Feb
23 
Dynamic
light scattering 

Berne & Pecora
[8] 

16 
T 
Feb
28 
Dynamic
light scattering 

HW5 

15 
R 
Mar
02 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 

Yariv Optical waves in crystals 

14 
T 
Mar
7 
Propagation
of Gaussian beams 

HW6 


13 
R 
Mar
9 
Confocal
microscopy 




12 
T 
Mar
14 
Review 



R 
Mar 16 
Midterm 




T 
Mar 21 
Spring Break 




R 
Mar 23 
Spring Break 


11 
T 
Mar
28 
Optical coherence tomography 




10 
R 
Mar
30 
Optical coherence tomography 




9 
T 
Apr
4 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 



8 
R 
Apr
6 
Propagation
in nonlinear media 


7 
T 
Apr
11 
Nonlinear microscopy 

Masters and So [12] 

6 
R 
Apr
13 
Nonlinear microscopy 

5 
T 
Apr
18 
Superresolution microscopy 




4 
R 
Apr
20 
Superresolution microscopy 



3 
T 
Apr
25 
Student
TALKS 



2 
R 
Apr
27 
Student TALKS 


1 
T 
May
02 
Student TALKS 



R 
May 4 
Reading Day 



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

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).