Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 1: Optics, Introduction and Fundamentals

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Abstract

Optics, Introduction and Fundamentals

Topics:

  • What is Optics?
  • Optics Theories
  • EM Spectrum
  • Index of Refraction
  • Ray Optics
  • FERMAT's Principle
  • HERO's Principle
  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Planar Boundaries
  • Total Internal Reflection
  • Spherical Lenses
  • Thin Lens (Focusing)
  • Thin Lens (Imaging)
  • F Number and Depth of Field
  • Optics Theories
  • Wave Optics
  • Monochromatic Waves

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Kimani C Toussaint (2009), "Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 1: Optics, Introduction and Fundamentals," http://nanohub.org/resources/7415.

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Location

Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tags

  1. Illinois
  2. Ray Optics
  3. optics
  4. Wave Optics
  5. statistical optics
  6. Fourier Optics
  7. Diffraction
  8. Diffraction
  9. Fourier Optics
  10. optics
  11. Ray Optics
  12. statistical optics
  13. Illinois
  14. Wave Optics