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OSS 3002 [0.5 credit] Design of Optical Components and Systems

Optical ray-tracing for analysing systems of sources, lenses, mirrors, prisms, fibers, diffractive elements, MEMS. Zemax® fundamentals, pupils, aspherics, non-sequential tracing, aberrations, image metrics, optimization/merit functions. Applications: imaging, illumination, lasers. Trade-offs, mechanical constraints, tolerances and cost. Physical optics modeling of bean propagation. Near-field diffraction and waveguides.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for PLT 3004 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): OSS 1003 or PLT 1003 (no longer offered).
Lectures two hours a week, tutorial/laboratory three hours a week.


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