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Video lectures are not available for sessions 10, 21 and 24. Sessions 10 and 21 were quizzes. Session 24 was student project presentations, videos of which can be found on the Projects page.
Lecture 1: Course organization; introduction to optics
Lecture 2: Reflection and refraction; prisms, waveguides, and dispersion
Lecture 3: Focusing, imaging, and the paraxial approximation
Lecture 4: Sign conventions; thin lenses; real and virtual images
Lecture 5: Thick lenses; the composite lens; the eye
Lecture 6: Terms: apertures, stops, pupils, and windows; single-lens camera
Lecture 7: Basics of mirrors, magnifiers, and microscopes
Lecture 8: Telescopes; aberrations: chromatic, spherical, and coma
Lecture 9: More aberrations; optical design; GRadient INdex (GRIN)
Lecture 11: The Hamiltonian formulation; introduction to waves
Lecture 12: The wave equation; phasor representation; 3D waves
Lecture 13: 3D wave phenomena; introduction to electromagnetics
Lecture 14: Maxwell's equations; polarization; Poynting's vector
Lecture 15: Huygens principle; interferometers; Fresnel diffraction
Lecture 16: Gratings: amplitude and phase, sinusoidal and binary
Lecture 17: Fraunhofer diffraction; Fourier transforms and theorems
Lecture 18: Spatial filtering; lens transfer functions & transforms
Lecture 19: The 4F system; binary amplitude & pupil masks
Lecture 20: Shift invariance; pupil engineering; the Talbot effect
Lecture 22: Coherent and incoherent imaging
Lecture 23: Imaging with a single lens
Lecture 25: Resolution; defocused optical systems
Lecture 26: Depth of focus and field; polarization; wave plates
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