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Title : 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT)

Description : 6.161 explores modern optics through lectures, laboratory exercises, and projects. Topics covered include: polarization properties of light, reflection and refraction, coherence and interference, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, imaging and transforming properties of lenses, spatial filtering, coherent optical processors, holography, optical properties of materials, lasers, nonlinear optics, electro-optic and acousto-optic materials and devices, optical detectors, fiber optics, and optical communication. This course is worth 12 Engineering Design Points.

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2002

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Date : 2007-01-05T01:44:43+05:00

Relation : 6.161

Language : en-US

Subject : modern optics lab

Subject : modern optics

Subject : laboratory

Subject : polarization

Subject : light

Subject : reflection

Subject : refraction

Subject : coherence

Subject : interference

Subject : Fraunhofer diffraction

Subject : Fresnel diffraction

Subject : imaging

Subject : transforming

Subject : lenses

Subject : spatial filtering

Subject : coherent optical processors

Subject : holography

Subject : optical properties of materials

Subject : lasers

Subject : nonlinear optics

Subject : electro-optic

Subject : acousto-optic

Subject : optical detectors

Subject : fiber optics

Subject : optical communication

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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