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Spring 2009-2010
* ELE 352   No Pass/D/Fail

Physical Optics

Jason W. Fleischer

This course presents an introduction to wave dynamics and imaging. Topics include geometrical and Fourier optics, diffraction, resolution limits, near-field imaging microscopy, photography and holography.

Sample reading list:
Joseph D. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics
Oran K. Ersoy, Diffraction, Fourier Optics, and Imaging
Frank L. Pedrotti, Leno S. Pedrotti, Leno M. Pedrotti, Introduction to Optics

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem set and articles from current literature.

Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Lab Reports - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 104 or ELE 351..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42030 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:8 Limit:30
42032 B01 TBA   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F115   Enrolled:8 Limit:30
42034 B02 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled