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Spring 2010-2011
* 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, microscopy, photography and holography. Modern methods to beat the diffraction limit, including near-field and computational imagining, will be discussed.

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.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
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
41194 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:3 Limit:30
41195 B01 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:3 Limit:30