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PHYS 4203 [0.5 credit] Physical Applications of Fourier Analysis

Fourier transform, convolution. Sampling theorem. Applications to imaging: descriptors of spatial resolution, filtering. Correlation, noise power. Discrete Fourier transform, FFT. Filtering of noisy signals. Image reconstruction in computed tomography and magnetic resonance. Laplace transform. Integral transforms, application to boundary value problems.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 3705, or permission of the Department.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as PHYS 5313, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures three hours a week.