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Spring 2013-2014
ELE 352  

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

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly Problem sets, class presentations. 30 pages per week of reading.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 15%
Other Exam - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%
Other (See Instructor) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 104 or ELE 351..

Other information:
Final exam will be an oral exam.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42677 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Sherrerd Hall   001   Enrolled:4 Limit:30