Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Imaging optics

MICRO-421

Lecturer(s) :

Herzig Hans Peter
Scharf Toralf

Language:

English

Summary

Introduction to optical imaging systems and methods such as wide field, confocal and fluorescence microscopy. Introduction to statistical optics (coherence, detection) and presentation of applications in microscopy, medicine and research.

Content

Keywords

Optical microscopy, spatial frequency, coherence, aberrations, numerical aperture, resolution and contrast.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Analysis IV, Linear algebra, General physics III/IV, Advanced optics.

Recommended courses

Signals and systems, Image processing.

Important concepts to start the course

Matrix calculations, Fourier transformation, electromagnetic waves, refraction and reflection, polarization, signal filtering, basics of geometrical optics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lecturing with exercises.

Expected student activities

Following the lecturing and solving the exercises regularly is necessary for mastering the course contents. The solutions of the exercises are discussed at the next lecture. The student is invited to find his/her own solutions and to discuss them with the assistants.

Assessment methods

Supervision

Others Possible to take dates.

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Script covering geometrical and matrix optics, Fourier optics, microscopy and fluorescence. Script chapters and course slides are published on Moodle.

Prerequisite for

Research projet (master, thesis).

In the programs

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