Optics IIIa (VS21015)

This course covers physical optics, aberrations, and light measurement. Topics include light scatter, polarization, interference, diffraction, and factors that set limitations on the sensitivity and resolving power of optical instruments, including the eye. Additional material covers measurement of light, ambient radiation,lasers, photic damage to the eye, wavefront aberrations and optical quality, and advanced ophthalmic imaging methods.

  • Lecture Hours: 20
  • Lab Hours: 6
  • Grade Type: Letter