ECE-468 (Spring 2018)

COURSE SCHEDULE

Date

Lecture

Reading

Lab (Thurs/Fri)

Material Due

1/16

Course overview

Radiometry

Laufer: Ch. 1

Radiance Handout

1/18

Geometrical Optics

Laufer: Ch. 2

Optics Handout

 

1/3

1 D optical sensors

Saleh: Ch. 18

Kitchin: 1.1.1-1.1.6

1/25

CCDs and linear arrays

Rees: Ch. 6

Kitchin: 1.1.8

Lab 1: Imaging I

HW 1 (in class)

1/30

Measurement Noise

Saleh: Ch. 18

Kitchin: 1.1.17

Noise Handout

 

 

2/1

EM theory

Laufer: Ch. 3-4

Lab 1: Imaging II

HW 2 (in class)

2/6

Polarization

Laufer: Ch. 8-9

2/8

Diffraction

Laufer: Ch. 7

Lab 2: Photodiodes

Lab 1 (in lab)

2/13

Interference

Laufer: Ch: 5-6

 

2/15

Heterodyning

TBD

Lab 2: Photomultipliers

HW 3 (in class)

2/20

Atomic Spectra

Laufer: Ch. 11

2/22

Molecular Spectra

Laufer: Ch. 11

Lab 3: Spectroscopy I

Lab 2 (in lab)

2/27

No Lecture

3/1

No Lecture

Lab 3: Spectroscopy II

HW 4 (in class)

3/6

Photon Scattering I

Laufer: Ch. 10

3/8

Photon Scattering II

Laufer: Ch. 10

Lab 3: Spectroscopy III

HW 5 (in class)

3/13

Radiative Transfer

TBD

3/15

Examples of passive sensing systems

TBD

Project

Lab 3 (in lab)

3/20

3/22

NO LECTURE: Spring Break

NO LECTURE: Spring Break

     

3/27

Active remote sensing: LIDAR

Rees: 8.1

3/29

Tomographic techniques

TBD

Lab 4: Data Analysis

HW 6 &

Project Proposals (in class)

4/3

Measurement Platforms

Rees: Ch. 10

4/5

No lecture

Lab 5: LIDAR

Lab 4 (in lab)

4/10

In-class EXAM

4/12

No lecture

Project

Lab 5 (in lab)

4/17

No lecture

Take-home EXAM (deliver)

4/19

4/24

4/26

5/1

No Lecture

No Lecture

No Lecture

No Lecture

Project

TBD

Project presentations

Written Project Reports