Courses related to Biomedical Optics
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.