Intro. Cellular Optical Coherent Imaging

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Course Name: Introduction to coherent optical imaging
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Lecturer: Dr. Natan T. Shaked
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Level: Undergraduate (3rd-4th year BSc)
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Course No: 0555.4575.01
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Course Grade: 70% final exam, 30% work, Homework – no grade, but must submit at least 70%
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Course Subjects:.
  • Consideration in biomedical optical imaging.
  • Geometrical Optics.
  • Spherical waves and Fermet principle.
  • Lens Imaging systems.
  • Amplitude and perfect phase imaging.
  • Imaging aberrations.
  • Thin and thick lenses.
  • The optical microscope and its components.
  • Scalar diffraction theory.
  • Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffractions.
  • Transmission function of a lens.
  • Fourier transform by a lens.
  • Fourier optics and optical computing.
  • Point spread function and modulation transmission function.
  • Grating theory.
  • Resolution criteria.
  • Detectors.
  • Optical and digital holography.
  • Optical imaging of biological cells.
  • Temporal and spatial coherences.
  • Speckles analysis and application to flowing systems.
  • 3-D imaging of cells and tissues using optical coherence tomography.
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Books:

1. N. Kopeika, A System Engineering Approach to Imaging, 1998.

2. J. W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics, 1996.

3. J. G. Fujimoto and D. Farkas, Biomedical Optical Imaging, 2009.

 

Course #3: 2017/2018, Second Semester

Course Time and Place: Thursday, 14:00-17:00. Eng. Class Bld., Room 001.
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Course #2: 2016/2017, Second Semester

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Course #1: 2015/2016, Second Semester
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Coure Time and Place: Thursday, 16:00-19:00. Wolfson Bld, Room 130.
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