Illinois ECE 460 Principles of Optical Imaging (Fall 2008)

By Gabriel Popescu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 1: Introduction to Optical Imaging Notes
This presentation introduce some basic but fundamental concepts related to optical imaging: Electrical Magnetic Field, Frequency Domain, Measurable Quantities and the Uncertainty Principle. These...

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 2: A Mathematical Toolbox for Optical Imaging Notes
The objective of this presentation is to introduce the students to a set of tools that will be useful throughout the course, among these tools are: Green's Function, Fourier Transforms, Basic...

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 3: Imaging Notes
This chapter presents Geometrical Optics and also Fourier Optics, two important topics that precede Microscopy. Some of the covered concepts are: Fermat's Principle, Snell's Law, Thick and Thin...

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 4: Microscopy Notes
This chapter presents the main concepts and techniques of Microscopy: Resolution, Contrast, Dark Field Microscopy, Schlieren Method, Phase Contrast Microscopy, Quantitative Phase Microscopy and...

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 5: Light Scattering Notes
This chapter covers important topics related to Light Scattering: Simple particles, Rayleigh Scattering, The Born Approximation, Spatial Correlation, Ensemble of Particles, The Transport Equation,...

Illinois ECE 460 Optical Imaging, Chapter 6: Interferometry Notes
This chapter explains the principles of interferometry, among its topics are: Superposition of fields, Monochromatic Fields, many type of interferometry, Temporal Coherence, etc.Notes developed by...