EC EN 466

Introduction to Optical Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Introduces principles and practices of optical engineering including optical communications system and components.

When Taught

Fall Term 2.

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Title

Geometric Optics

Learning Outcome

Application of linear algebra to find propagation characteristics in media both isotropic and anisotropic.

Title

Light Generation/Detection

Learning Outcome

Application of space-bandwidth analysis to geometric and diffractive resolution problems.

Title

Light Modulation

Learning Outcome

Application of differential equations to beam analysis problems.