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Courses related to Biomedical Optics

Undergraduate courses

PHYS 221. Classical and Modern Optics. Geometrical optics: reflection, refraction, ray tracing, aberrations, interference. Physical optics: wave theory, absorption, dispersion, diffraction, polarization. Properties of light from lasers and synchrotron sources; photodetectors; optical technology.

PHYS 225. Introduction to Quantum Physics and Applications I. A survey of modern physics and applications based on elementary quantum mechanics: atomic and molecular structure, interaction of light with atoms and molecules, spectroscopy. One three-hour laboratory per week.

EECE 253. Image Processing. (Also listed as CS 253) The theory of signals and systems is extended to two dimensions. Coverage includes filtering, 2-D FFTs, edge detection, and image enhancement. Three lectures and one laboratory period.

Graduate Courses

EECE 288. Optoelectronics. Fundamentals and applications of light generation, propagation, and modulation in passive and active optoelectronic components. Waveguides, lasers, electro-optic modulators, and emerging optoelectronic technology for optical communication, computing, and sensing applications.

EECE 357. Advanced Image Processing. (Also listed as CS 357) Techniquesge processing. Topics include image formation, digitization, linear shift-invariant processing, feature detection, and motion.

PHYS 353. Electromagnetic Spectroscopy. Interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter as a function of photon energy and flux. Mechanisms of absorption, emission, and scattering of light within the visible, infrared, ultraviolet, and x-ray wavelength regimes. Experimental and computational techniques and instrumentation for assessing and analyzing spectroscopic information.

PHYS 362. Interactions of Photons with Atoms, Molecules, and Solids. Quantum mechanical description of optical excitation, radiative and non-radiative relaxation, and dephasing in the two level approximation. Born-Oppenheimer approximation in molecular systems; interband and intraband transitions; and Maxwell-Bloch equations. Excitons, phonons, plasmons, and polaritons.

 

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