Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy
Fall 2016 Syllabus

Lecture

Date

Topic

Text sections

Homework


Part 1 Optical fields




Part 1.a Ray Optics


1

8/29 Visibility, radiance and ray imaging
2.1-2.4

2

8/31

Coded Aperture Imaging
2.5

3

9/5

Tomography
2.6-2.7
2.5, 2.6, 2.8

4

9/7

Algebraic tomography




Part 1.b Wave Optics


5

9/12

Wave propagation and diffraction
4.1-4.4
2.10, 2.11, 2.12

6

9/14 Optical elements 4.5-4.6

7

9/19 Imaging
4.7
4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6

8

9/21

Holography
4.8



Part 1.c Statistical Optics


9

9/26

Coherence
6.1-6.2
4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.13
10
9/28
Measuring Coherence 6.3

11

10/3 Coherence Imaging
6.4
6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4

12

10/5

Defocus transfer function, OCT and modes
6.5

13

10/12

Modal analysis and the constant radiance theorem
6.6
6.6, 6.8, 6.10, 6.11

14

10/17

Review


15

10/19

Midterm Exam




Part 2 Sampling and discrete analysis


16 10/24
The Whittaker-Shannon Sampling Theorem
3.6

17

10/26

Image sampling
7.1-7.4
6.12, 6.13

18

10/31

Compressive sampling
7.5

19

11/2

Coding strategies
8.2-8.3
7.1, 7.2, 7.3,7.7, 7.8

20

11/6 Singular value analysis and regularization
8.4



Part 3 Design and analysis


21

11/8 Spectroscopy
9.1-9.8
8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.8

22

11/13

Depth of field and focus
10.1-10.2

23

11/15

Resolution 10.3
9.2, 9.3, 10. 1, 10.3
24
11/20
Multiaperture imaging
10.4

25

11/28

 Spectral imaging
10.6
10.5, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10. 10.11
26
11/30
Review







 

TBD
Final exam