Some class sessions do not have associated readings.
The textbooks for the course are:
[Pedrotti] = Pedrotti, Frank L., Leno M. Pedrotti, and Leno S. Pedrotti. Introduction to Optics. AddisonWesley, 2006. ISBN: 9780131499331.
[Goodman] = Goodman, Joseph W. Introduction to Fourier Optics. McGrawHill Book Company, 1968. ISBN: 9780070237766.
SES #

READINGS AND TOPICS

1

[Pedrotti]
Chapter 1: Nature of Light.

2

[Pedrotti]
Chapter 2: Geometrical Optics.

3

[Pedrotti]
Chapter 3: Optical Instrumentation.

4

[Pedrotti]
Chapter 18: Matrix Methods in Paraxial Optics.

5

[Pedrotti]
Chapter 3: Optical Instrumentation.

9

[Pedrotti]
 Chapter 4: Properties of Lasers.
 Chapter 25: Optical Properties of Materials.

11

[Pedrotti]
 Chapter 5: Wave Equations.
 Chapter 7: Interference of Light.
 Chapter 8: Optical Interferometry.

12

[Goodman]
Chapter 2: Analysis of TwoDimensional Signals and Systems.
 Fourier Analysis in Two Dimensions
 Local Spatial Frequency and SpaceFrequency Localization
 Linear Systems
 TwoDimensional Sampling Theory

14

[Goodman]
 Chapter 4.3: The Fraunhofer Approximation.
 Chapter 4.4.1: Rectangular Aperture.
 Chapter 4.4.2: Circular Aperture.
 Chapter 4.5.2: Fresnel Diffraction by a Sinusoidal Amplitude Grating.

15

[Goodman]
 Chapter 4.4.3: Thin Sinusoidal Amplitude Grating.
 Chapter 4.4.4: Thin Sinusoidal Phase Grating.

16

[Goodman]
 Chapter 5.1: A Thin Lens as a Phase Transformation.
 The Thickness Function
 The Paraxial Approximation
 The Phase Transformation and Its Physical Meaning
 Chapter 5.2: Fourier Transforming Properties of Lenses.
 Input Placed Against the Lens
 Input Placed in Front of the Lens
 Input Placed Behind the Lens
 Example of an Optical Fourier Transform
 Chapter 8.1.1: The AbbePorter Experiments.

17

[Goodman]
 Chapter 8.1.2: The Zemike PhaseContrast Microscope.
 Chapter 8.3: Coherent Optical Information Processing Systems.
 Coherent System Architectures
 Constraints on Filter Realization

21

[Pedrotti]
 Chapter 26: Laser Operation.
 Chapter 27: Characteristics of Laser Beams.

22

[Pedrotti]
 Chapter 14: Matrix Treatment of Polarization.
 Chapter 15: Production of Polarized Light.
