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Undergraduate Optics Courses

BME 285. Introduction to Biomedical Optics. Fundamental concepts of optics, tissue optics and laser tissue interaction. Instrumentation for light and laser applications. Current applications of light and lasers for diagnosis and therapy in biomedicine. Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor. Alternating FALL and SPRING.

BME 286. Biomedical Optics Laboratory. Practical experience in basics of operating
lasers, using optics, fiberoptics and interferometry. Computer-aided design of optical system and computer simulations of light tissue interaction. Application of optical concepts to biomedical problems. Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor. Corequisite: BME 285. Alternating FALL and SPRING.


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