ME498-KCT: OPTICS THEORY AND APPLICATION

Fall 2017

Instructor: K. C. Toussaint, Jr.

M,W: 1:00-2:50pm, Siebel Center 1103

Office Hours: W 3:30-4:30pm or by appointment, MEL 2119

 


About the Course

This course is intended to provide a practical understanding to optics/light  for engineering and science students who are non-specialists. Students will be introduced to basic concepts in electromagnetic fields and waves as they pertain to imaging and measurement science. An emphasis will be placed on current phenomena and technologies. Advanced background in electromagnetics is not required.

Reference Texts: Saleh & Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, 2nd Ed., 2007.

                              Hecht, Optics, any edition 

                  Fowles, Introduction to Modern Optics, 2nd Ed, 1989.