RSS Feed for optical http://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3Doptical RSS Feed for optical 6.637 Optical Signals, Devices, and Systems (MIT) 6.637 Optical Signals, Devices, and Systems (MIT) 6 637 covers the fundamentals of optical signals and modern optical devices and systems from a practical point of view Its goal is to help students develop a thorough understanding of the underlying physical principles such that device and system design and performance can be predicted analyzed and understood Most optical systems involve the use of one or more of the following sources e g lasers and light emitting diodes light modulation components e g liquid crystal light modulators transmission media e g free space or fibers photodetectors e g photodiodes photomultiplier tubes information storage devices e g optical disk processing systems e g imaging and spatial filtering systems and displays LCOS microdisplays These are the topics covered by this 6 637 covers the fundamentals of optical signals and modern optical devices and systems from a practical point of view Its goal is to help students develop a thorough understanding of the underlying physical principles such that device and system design and performance can be predicted analyzed and understood Most optical systems involve the use of one or more of the following sources e g lasers and light emitting diodes light modulation components e g liquid crystal light modulators transmission media e g free space or fibers photodetectors e g photodiodes photomultiplier tubes information storage devices e g optical disk processing systems e g imaging and spatial filtering systems and displays LCOS microdisplays These are the topics covered by this http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-637-optical-signals-devices-and-systems-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-637-optical-signals-devices-and-systems-spring-2003 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6 161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics optical principles and optical devices and systems This course covers a wide range of topics including polarization properties of light reflection and refraction coherence and interference Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction holography imaging and transforming properties of lenses spatial filtering two lens coherent optical processor optical properties of materials lasers electro optic acousto optic and liquid crystal light modulators optical detectors optical waveguides and fiber optic communication systems Students engage in extensive oral and written communication exercises There are 12 engineering design points associated with this subject 6 161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics optical principles and optical devices and systems This course covers a wide range of topics including polarization properties of light reflection and refraction coherence and interference Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction holography imaging and transforming properties of lenses spatial filtering two lens coherent optical processor optical properties of materials lasers electro optic acousto optic and liquid crystal light modulators optical detectors optical waveguides and fiber optic communication systems Students engage in extensive oral and written communication exercises There are 12 engineering design points associated with this subject http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 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 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 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35265 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35265 6.637 Optical Signals, Devices, and Systems (MIT) 6 637 covers the fundamentals of optical signals and modern optical devices and systems from a practical point of view Its goal is to help students develop a thorough understanding of the underlying physical principles such that device and system design and performance can be predicted analyzed and understood Most optical systems involve the use of one or more of the following sources e g lasers and light emitting diodes light modulation components e g liquid crystal light modulators transmission media e g free space or fibers photodetectors e g photodiodes photomultiplier tubes information storage devices e g optical disk processing systems e g imaging and spatial filtering systems and displays LCOS microdisplays These are the topics covered by this https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-637-optical-signals-devices-and-systems-spring-2003 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-637-optical-signals-devices-and-systems-spring-2003 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 6 161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics optical principles and optical devices and systems This course covers a wide range of topics including polarization properties of light reflection and refraction coherence and interference Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction holography imaging and transforming properties of lenses spatial filtering two lens coherent optical processor optical properties of materials lasers electro optic acousto optic and liquid crystal light modulators optical detectors optical waveguides and fiber optic communication systems Students engage in extensive oral and written communication exercises There are 12 engineering design points associated with this subject https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-161-modern-optics-project-laboratory-fall-2005 Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed It features a device motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed It features a device motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39821 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39821 18.325 Topics in Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) 18.325 Topics in Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) This course covers algebraic approaches to electromagnetism and nano photonics Topics include photonic crystals waveguides perturbation theory diffraction computational methods applications to integrated optical devices and fiber optic systems Emphasis is placed on abstract algebraic approaches rather than detailed solutions of partial differential equations the latter being done by computers This course covers algebraic approaches to electromagnetism and nano photonics Topics include photonic crystals waveguides perturbation theory diffraction computational methods applications to integrated optical devices and fiber optic systems Emphasis is placed on abstract algebraic approaches rather than detailed solutions of partial differential equations the latter being done by computers http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45575 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45575 Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed The class uses a device motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed The class uses a device motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-15-electrical-optical-magnetic-materials-and-devices-fall-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-15-electrical-optical-magnetic-materials-and-devices-fall-2006 18.369 Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) 18.369 Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) Find out what solid state physics has brought to Electromagnetism in the last 20 years This course surveys the physics and mathematics of nanophotonics electromagnetic waves in media structured on the scale of the wavelength Topics include computational methods combined with high level algebraic techniques borrowed from solid state quantum mechanics linear algebra and eigensystems group theory Bloch s theorem and conservation laws perturbation methods and coupled mode theories to understand surprising optical phenomena from band gaps to slow light to nonlinear filters Note An earlier version of this course was published on OCW as 18 325 Topics in Applied Mathematics Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics Fall 2005 Find out what solid state physics has brought to Electromagnetism in the last 20 years This course surveys the physics and mathematics of nanophotonics electromagnetic waves in media structured on the scale of the wavelength Topics include computational methods combined with high level algebraic techniques borrowed from solid state quantum mechanics linear algebra and eigensystems group theory Bloch s theorem and conservation laws perturbation methods and coupled mode theories to understand surprising optical phenomena from band gaps to slow light to nonlinear filters Note An earlier version of this course was published on OCW as 18 325 Topics in Applied Mathematics Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics Fall 2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-369-mathematical-methods-in-nanophotonics-spring-2008 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-369-mathematical-methods-in-nanophotonics-spring-2008 Optical Communication Systems Optical Communication Systems This course is a brief introduction to optical communication systems These systems are described focusing on lasers photodetectors fibers and design budgets The aim is qualifying students to design simple optical systems This course is a brief introduction to optical communication systems These systems are described focusing on lasers photodetectors fibers and design budgets The aim is qualifying students to design simple optical systems http://ocw.upm.es/teoria-de-la-senal-y-comunicaciones-1/optical-communication-systems http://ocw.upm.es/teoria-de-la-senal-y-comunicaciones-1/optical-communication-systems 2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT) This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered in geometrical optics include ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Topics covered in wave optics include basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered in geometrical optics include ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Topics covered in wave optics include basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2014 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2014 3.071 Amorphous Materials (MIT) 3.071 Amorphous Materials (MIT) This course discusses the fundamental material science behind amorphous solids or non crystalline materials It covers formation of amorphous solids amorphous structures and their electrical and optical properties and characterization methods and technical applications This course discusses the fundamental material science behind amorphous solids or non crystalline materials It covers formation of amorphous solids amorphous structures and their electrical and optical properties and characterization methods and technical applications http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-071-amorphous-materials-fall-2015 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-071-amorphous-materials-fall-2015 2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT) This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered include geometrical optics ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry wave optics basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction image formation resolution and space bandwidth product Emphasis is on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered include geometrical optics ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry wave optics basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction image formation resolution and space bandwidth product Emphasis is on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/74610 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/74610 6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT) 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 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35265 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/35265 2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT) Includes audio video content AV lectures This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered in geometrical optics include ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Topics covered in wave optics include basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project Includes audio video content AV lectures This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered in geometrical optics include ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Topics covered in wave optics include basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2009 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2009 2.717J Optical Engineering (MIT) 2.717J Optical Engineering (MIT) This course concerns the theory and practice of optical methods in engineering and system design with an emphasis on diffraction statistical optics holography and imaging It provides the engineering methodology skills necessary to incorporate optical components in systems serving diverse areas such as precision engineering and metrology bio imaging and computing sensors data storage communication in multi processor systems Experimental demonstrations and a design project are included This course concerns the theory and practice of optical methods in engineering and system design with an emphasis on diffraction statistical optics holography and imaging It provides the engineering methodology skills necessary to incorporate optical components in systems serving diverse areas such as precision engineering and metrology bio imaging and computing sensors data storage communication in multi processor systems Experimental demonstrations and a design project are included http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-717j-optical-engineering-spring-2002 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-717j-optical-engineering-spring-2002 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials (MIT) 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials (MIT) This course covers the fundamental concepts that determine the electrical optical magnetic and mechanical properties of metals semiconductors ceramics and polymers The roles of bonding structure crystalline defect energy band and microstructure and composition in influencing and controlling physical properties are discussed Also included are case studies drawn from a variety of applications semiconductor diodes and optical detectors sensors thin films biomaterials composites and cellular materials and others This course covers the fundamental concepts that determine the electrical optical magnetic and mechanical properties of metals semiconductors ceramics and polymers The roles of bonding structure crystalline defect energy band and microstructure and composition in influencing and controlling physical properties are discussed Also included are case studies drawn from a variety of applications semiconductor diodes and optical detectors sensors thin films biomaterials composites and cellular materials and others http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-225-electronic-and-mechanical-properties-of-materials-fall-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-225-electronic-and-mechanical-properties-of-materials-fall-2007 3.46 Photonic Materials and Devices (MIT) 3.46 Photonic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course covers the theory design fabrication and applications of photonic materials and devices After a survey of optical materials design for semiconductors dielectrics and polymers the course examines ray optics electromagnetic optics and guided wave optics physics of light matter interactions and device design principles of LEDs lasers photodetectors modulators fiber and waveguide interconnects optical filters and photonic crystals Device processing topics include crystal growth substrate engineering thin film deposition etching and process integration for dielectric silicon and compound semiconductor materials The course also covers microphotonic integrated circuits and applications in telecom datacom systems Course assignments include four design projects that This course covers the theory design fabrication and applications of photonic materials and devices After a survey of optical materials design for semiconductors dielectrics and polymers the course examines ray optics electromagnetic optics and guided wave optics physics of light matter interactions and device design principles of LEDs lasers photodetectors modulators fiber and waveguide interconnects optical filters and photonic crystals Device processing topics include crystal growth substrate engineering thin film deposition etching and process integration for dielectric silicon and compound semiconductor materials The course also covers microphotonic integrated circuits and applications in telecom datacom systems Course assignments include four design projects that http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-46-photonic-materials-and-devices-spring-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-46-photonic-materials-and-devices-spring-2006 3.024 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials (MIT) 3.024 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials (MIT) This course describes how electronic optical and magnetic properties of materials originate from their electronic and molecular structure and how these properties can be designed for particular applications It offers experimental exploration of the electronic optical and magnetic properties of materials through hands on experimentation and practical materials examples This course describes how electronic optical and magnetic properties of materials originate from their electronic and molecular structure and how these properties can be designed for particular applications It offers experimental exploration of the electronic optical and magnetic properties of materials through hands on experimentation and practical materials examples http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-024-electronic-optical-and-magnetic-properties-of-materials-spring-2013 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-024-electronic-optical-and-magnetic-properties-of-materials-spring-2013 6.781J Submicrometer and Nanometer Technology (MIT) 6.781J Submicrometer and Nanometer Technology (MIT) Includes audio video content AV special element video This course surveys techniques to fabricate and analyze submicron and nanometer structures with applications Optical and electron microscopy is reviewed Additional topics that are covered include surface characterization preparation and measurement techniques resist technology optical projection interferometric X ray ion and electron lithography Aqueous ion and plasma etching techniques lift off and electroplating and ion implantation Applications in microelectronics microphotonics information storage and nanotechnology will also be explored AcknowledgementsThe Instructors would like to thank Bob Barsotti Bryan Cord and Ben Wunsch for their work on the Atomic Force Microscope video They would also like to thank Includes audio video content AV special element video This course surveys techniques to fabricate and analyze submicron and nanometer structures with applications Optical and electron microscopy is reviewed Additional topics that are covered include surface characterization preparation and measurement techniques resist technology optical projection interferometric X ray ion and electron lithography Aqueous ion and plasma etching techniques lift off and electroplating and ion implantation Applications in microelectronics microphotonics information storage and nanotechnology will also be explored AcknowledgementsThe Instructors would like to thank Bob Barsotti Bryan Cord and Ben Wunsch for their work on the Atomic Force Microscope video They would also like to thank http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-781j-submicrometer-and-nanometer-technology-spring-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-781j-submicrometer-and-nanometer-technology-spring-2006 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states P representation and classical fields direct homodyne and heterodyne detection linear propagation loss phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers entanglement and teleportation field quantization quantum photodetection phase matched interactions optical parametric amplifiers generation of squeezed states photon twin beams non classical fourth order interference and pola http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-453-quantum-optical-communication-fall-2008 3.46 Photonic Materials and Devices (MIT) 3.46 Photonic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course covers the theory design fabrication and applications of photonic materials and devices After a survey of optical materials design for 160 semiconductors dielectrics and polymers the course 160 examines 160 ray optics electromagnetic optics and guided wave optics physics of light matter interactions and device design principles of LEDs lasers photodetectors modulators fiber and waveguide interconnects optical filters and photonic crystals Device processing topics include crystal growth substrate engineering thin film deposition etching and process integration for dielectric silicon and compound semiconductor materials The course also covers microphotonic integrated circuits and applications in telecom datacom systems Course assignments includ This course covers the theory design fabrication and applications of photonic materials and devices After a survey of optical materials design for 160 semiconductors dielectrics and polymers the course 160 examines 160 ray optics electromagnetic optics and guided wave optics physics of light matter interactions and device design principles of LEDs lasers photodetectors modulators fiber and waveguide interconnects optical filters and photonic crystals Device processing topics include crystal growth substrate engineering thin film deposition etching and process integration for dielectric silicon and compound semiconductor materials The course also covers microphotonic integrated circuits and applications in telecom datacom systems Course assignments includ http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/34938 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/34938 6.977 Ultrafast Optics (MIT) 6.977 Ultrafast Optics (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and addresses issues regarding ultrafast optics Topics covered include Generation propagation and applications of ultrashort pulses nano pico femto attosecond pulses Linear and nonlinear pulse shaping processes Optical solitons Pulse compression Laser principles Single and multi mode laser dynamics Q switching Active and passive mode locking Pulse characterization Autocorrelation FROG SPIDER Noise in mode locked lasers and its limitations in measurements Laser amplifiers optical parametric amplifiers and oscillators Applications in research and industry Pump probe techniques Optical imaging Frequency metrology Laser ablation High harmonic generation This course is offered to graduate students and addresses issues regarding ultrafast optics Topics covered include Generation propagation and applications of ultrashort pulses nano pico femto attosecond pulses Linear and nonlinear pulse shaping processes Optical solitons Pulse compression Laser principles Single and multi mode laser dynamics Q switching Active and passive mode locking Pulse characterization Autocorrelation FROG SPIDER Noise in mode locked lasers and its limitations in measurements Laser amplifiers optical parametric amplifiers and oscillators Applications in research and industry Pump probe techniques Optical imaging Frequency metrology Laser ablation High harmonic generation http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-977-ultrafast-optics-spring-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-977-ultrafast-optics-spring-2005 6.661 Receivers, Antennas, and Signals (MIT) 6.661 Receivers, Antennas, and Signals (MIT) This course explores the detection and measurement of radio and optical signals encountered in communications astronomy remote sensing instrumentation and radar Topics covered include statistical analysis of signal processing systems including radiometers spectrometers interferometers and digital correlation systems matched filters and ambiguity functions communications channel performance measurement of random electromagnetic fields angular filtering properties of antennas interferometers and aperture synthesis systems and radiative transfer and parameter estimation This course explores the detection and measurement of radio and optical signals encountered in communications astronomy remote sensing instrumentation and radar Topics covered include statistical analysis of signal processing systems including radiometers spectrometers interferometers and digital correlation systems matched filters and ambiguity functions communications channel performance measurement of random electromagnetic fields angular filtering properties of antennas interferometers and aperture synthesis systems and radiative transfer and parameter estimation http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-661-receivers-antennas-and-signals-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-661-receivers-antennas-and-signals-spring-2003 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials (MIT) 3.225 Electronic and Mechanical Properties of Materials (MIT) Electrical optical magnetic and mechanical properties of metals semiconductors ceramics and polymers Discussion of roles of bonding structure crystalline defect energy band and microstructure and composition in influencing and controlling physical properties Case studies drawn from a variety of applications including semiconductor diodes optical detectors sensors thin films biomaterials composites and cellular materials Electrical optical magnetic and mechanical properties of metals semiconductors ceramics and polymers Discussion of roles of bonding structure crystalline defect energy band and microstructure and composition in influencing and controlling physical properties Case studies drawn from a variety of applications including semiconductor diodes optical detectors sensors thin films biomaterials composites and cellular materials http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/46319 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/46319 8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT) 8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT) Includes audio video content AV lectures This is the second of a two semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I 8 421 that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include non classical states of light squeezed states multi photon processes Raman scattering coherence level crossings quantum beats double resonance superradiance trapping and cooling light forces laser cooling atom optics spectroscopy of trapped atoms and ions atomic interactions classical collisions quantum scattering theory ultracold collisions and experimental methods Includes audio video content AV lectures This is the second of a two semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I 8 421 that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include non classical states of light squeezed states multi photon processes Raman scattering coherence level crossings quantum beats double resonance superradiance trapping and cooling light forces laser cooling atom optics spectroscopy of trapped atoms and ions atomic interactions classical collisions quantum scattering theory ultracold collisions and experimental methods http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-422-atomic-and-optical-physics-ii-spring-2013 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-422-atomic-and-optical-physics-ii-spring-2013 Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed It features a device motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39821 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/39821 2.71 Optics (MIT) This course provides an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered in geometrical optics include ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Topics covered in wave optics include basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Analytical and numerical tools used in optical design are emphasized Graduate students are required to complete assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2009 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-71-optics-spring-2009 8.421 Atomic and Optical Physics I (MIT) 8.421 Atomic and Optical Physics I (MIT) Includes audio video content AV lectures This is the first of a two semester subject sequence that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include the interaction of radiation with atoms resonance absorption stimulated and spontaneous emission methods of resonance dressed atom formalism masers and lasers cavity quantum electrodynamics structure of simple atoms behavior in very strong fields fundamental tests time reversal parity violations Bell s inequalities and experimental methods Includes audio video content AV lectures This is the first of a two semester subject sequence that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include the interaction of radiation with atoms resonance absorption stimulated and spontaneous emission methods of resonance dressed atom formalism masers and lasers cavity quantum electrodynamics structure of simple atoms behavior in very strong fields fundamental tests time reversal parity violations Bell s inequalities and experimental methods http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-421-atomic-and-optical-physics-i-spring-2014 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-421-atomic-and-optical-physics-i-spring-2014 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) Includes audio video content AV special element video This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless and optical communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems and power generation and transmission Fundamentals include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided waves resonance acoustic analogs and forces power and energy Includes audio video content AV special element video This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless and optical communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems and power generation and transmission Fundamentals include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided waves resonance acoustic analogs and forces power and energy http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-013-electromagnetics-and-applications-spring-2009 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-013-electromagnetics-and-applications-spring-2009 3.063 Polymer Physics (MIT) 3.063 Polymer Physics (MIT) This course presents the mechanical optical and transport properties of polymers with respect to the underlying physics and physical chemistry of polymers in melt solution and solid state Topics include conformation and molecular dimensions of polymer chains in solutions melts blends and block copolymers an examination of the structure of glassy crystalline and rubbery elastic states of polymers thermodynamics of polymer solutions blends crystallization liquid crystallinity microphase separation and self assembled organic inorganic nanocomposites Case studies include relationships between structure and function in technologically important polymeric systems This course presents the mechanical optical and transport properties of polymers with respect to the underlying physics and physical chemistry of polymers in melt solution and solid state Topics include conformation and molecular dimensions of polymer chains in solutions melts blends and block copolymers an examination of the structure of glassy crystalline and rubbery elastic states of polymers thermodynamics of polymer solutions blends crystallization liquid crystallinity microphase separation and self assembled organic inorganic nanocomposites Case studies include relationships between structure and function in technologically important polymeric systems http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-063-polymer-physics-spring-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-063-polymer-physics-spring-2007 22.56J Noninvasive Imaging in Biology and Medicine (MIT) 22.56J Noninvasive Imaging in Biology and Medicine (MIT) 22 56J aims to give graduate students and advanced undergraduates background in the theory and application of noninvasive imaging methods to biology and medicine with emphasis on neuroimaging The course focuses on the modalities most frequently used in scientific research X ray CT PET SPECT MRI and optical imaging and includes discussion of molecular imaging approaches used in conjunction with these scanning methods Lectures by the professor will be supplemented by in class discussions of problems in research and hands on demonstrations of imaging systems 22 56J aims to give graduate students and advanced undergraduates background in the theory and application of noninvasive imaging methods to biology and medicine with emphasis on neuroimaging The course focuses on the modalities most frequently used in scientific research X ray CT PET SPECT MRI and optical imaging and includes discussion of molecular imaging approaches used in conjunction with these scanning methods Lectures by the professor will be supplemented by in class discussions of problems in research and hands on demonstrations of imaging systems http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/nuclear-engineering/22-56j-noninvasive-imaging-in-biology-and-medicine-fall-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/nuclear-engineering/22-56j-noninvasive-imaging-in-biology-and-medicine-fall-2005 2.71 Optics (MIT) This course is an introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Topics covered include geometrical optics ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry wave optics basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction image formation resolution and space bandwidth product Emphasis is on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/74610 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/74610 18.369 Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) Find out what solid state physics has brought to Electromagnetism in the last 20 years This course surveys the physics and mathematics of nanophotonics electromagnetic waves in media structured on the scale of the wavelength Topics include computational methods combined with high level algebraic techniques borrowed from solid state quantum mechanics linear algebra and eigensystems group theory Bloch s theorem and conservation laws perturbation methods and coupled mode theories to understand surprising optical phenomena from band gaps to slow light to nonlinear filters Note An earlier version of this course was published on OCW as 18 325 Topics in Applied Mathematics Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics Fall 2005 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-369-mathematical-methods-in-nanophotonics-spring-2008 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-369-mathematical-methods-in-nanophotonics-spring-2008 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) 6.453 Quantum Optical Communication (MIT) This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following nbsp Quantum optics nbsp Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states radiation field quantization and quantum field propagation P representation and classical fields nbsp Linear loss and linear amplification commutator preservation and the Uncertainty Principle beam splitters phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers Quantum photodetection direct detection heterodyne detection and homodyne detection a This course is offered to graduate students and covers topics in five major areas of quantum optical communication quantum optics single mode and two mode quantum systems multi mode quantum systems nonlinear optics and quantum systems theory Specific topics include the following nbsp Quantum optics nbsp Dirac notation quantum mechanics harmonic oscillator quantization number states coherent states and squeezed states radiation field quantization and quantum field propagation P representation and classical fields nbsp Linear loss and linear amplification commutator preservation and the Uncertainty Principle beam splitters phase insensitive and phase sensitive amplifiers Quantum photodetection direct detection heterodyne detection and homodyne detection a http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/55907 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/55907 18.325 Topics in Applied Mathematics: Mathematical Methods in Nanophotonics (MIT) This course covers algebraic approaches to electromagnetism and nano photonics Topics include photonic crystals waveguides perturbation theory diffraction computational methods applications to integrated optical devices and fiber optic systems Emphasis is placed on abstract algebraic approaches rather than detailed solutions of partial differential equations the latter being done by computers https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45575 https://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45575 6.630 Electromagnetic Theory (MIT) 6.630 Electromagnetic Theory (MIT) 6 630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations Topics covered 160 include polarization dipole antennas wireless communications forces and energy phase matching dielectric waveguides and optical fibers transmission line theory and circuit concepts antennas and equivalent principle Examples deal with electrodynamics propagation guidance and radiation of electromagnetic waves Technical RequirementsMATLAB 174 software is required to run the m files found on this course site Media player software such as QuickTime 174 Player 160 RealOne 8482 Player or 160 Windows Media 174 Player is required to run the mpeg files found on this course site The latest version 6 630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations Topics covered 160 include polarization dipole antennas wireless communications forces and energy phase matching dielectric waveguides and optical fibers transmission line theory and circuit concepts antennas and equivalent principle Examples deal with electrodynamics propagation guidance and radiation of electromagnetic waves Technical RequirementsMATLAB 174 software is required to run the m files found on this course site Media player software such as QuickTime 174 Player 160 RealOne 8482 Player or 160 Windows Media 174 Player is required to run the mpeg files found on this course site The latest version http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/37300 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/37300 6.777J Design and Fabrication of Microelectromechanical Devices (MIT) 6.777J Design and Fabrication of Microelectromechanical Devices (MIT) 6 777J 2 372J is an introduction to microsystem design Topics covered include material properties microfabrication technologies structural behavior sensing methods fluid flow microscale transport noise and amplifiers feedback systems Student teams design microsystems sensors actuators and sensing control systems of a variety of types e g optical MEMS bioMEMS inertial sensors to meet a set of performance specifications e g sensitivity signal to noise using a realistic microfabrication process There is an emphasis on modeling and simulation in the design process Prior fabrication experience is desirable The course is worth 4 Engineering Design Points 6 777J 2 372J is an introduction to microsystem design Topics covered include material properties microfabrication technologies structural behavior sensing methods fluid flow microscale transport noise and amplifiers feedback systems Student teams design microsystems sensors actuators and sensing control systems of a variety of types e g optical MEMS bioMEMS inertial sensors to meet a set of performance specifications e g sensitivity signal to noise using a realistic microfabrication process There is an emphasis on modeling and simulation in the design process Prior fabrication experience is desirable The course is worth 4 Engineering Design Points http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-777j-design-and-fabrication-of-microelectromechanical-devices-spring-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-777j-design-and-fabrication-of-microelectromechanical-devices-spring-2007 Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical optical and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed The class uses a device motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies Device applications of physical phenomena are considered including electrical conductivity and doping transistors photodetectors and photovoltaics luminescence light emitting diodes lasers optical phenomena photonics ferromagnetism and magnetoresistance http://www.core.org.cn/OcwWeb/Materials-Science-and-Engineering/3-15Fall2003/CourseHome/index.htm http://www.core.org.cn/OcwWeb/Materials-Science-and-Engineering/3-15Fall2003/CourseHome/index.htm 6.630 Electromagnetics (MIT) 6.630 Electromagnetics (MIT) 6 630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations Topics covered include polarization dipole antennas wireless communications forces and energy phase matching dielectric waveguides and optical fibers transmission line theory and circuit concepts antennas and equivalent principle Examples deal with electrodynamics propagation guidance and radiation of electromagnetic waves 6 630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations Topics covered include polarization dipole antennas wireless communications forces and energy phase matching dielectric waveguides and optical fibers transmission line theory and circuit concepts antennas and equivalent principle Examples deal with electrodynamics propagation guidance and radiation of electromagnetic waves http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-630-electromagnetics-fall-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-630-electromagnetics-fall-2006 6.974 Fundamentals of Photonics: Quantum Electronics (MIT) 6.974 Fundamentals of Photonics: Quantum Electronics (MIT) This course explores the fundamentals of optical and optoelectronic phenomena and devices based on classical and quantum properties of radiation and matter culminating in lasers and applications Fundamentals include Maxwell s electromagnetic waves resonators and beams classical ray optics and optical systems quantum theory of light matter and its interaction classical and quantum noise lasers and laser dynamics continuous wave and short pulse generation light modulation examples from integrated optics and semiconductor optoelectronics and nonlinear optics This course explores the fundamentals of optical and optoelectronic phenomena and devices based on classical and quantum properties of radiation and matter culminating in lasers and applications Fundamentals include Maxwell s electromagnetic waves resonators and beams classical ray optics and optical systems quantum theory of light matter and its interaction classical and quantum noise lasers and laser dynamics continuous wave and short pulse generation light modulation examples from integrated optics and semiconductor optoelectronics and nonlinear optics http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-974-fundamentals-of-photonics-quantum-electronics-spring-2006 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-974-fundamentals-of-photonics-quantum-electronics-spring-2006 3.071 Amorphous Materials (MIT) This course discusses the fundamental material science behind amorphous solids or non crystalline materials It covers formation of amorphous solids amorphous structures and their electrical and optical properties and characterization methods and technical applications https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-071-amorphous-materials-fall-2015 https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/materials-science-and-engineering/3-071-amorphous-materials-fall-2015 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals optical fiber links and components microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems motors and power generation and transmission Fundamentals covered include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided and unguided waves resonance and forces power and energy Acknowledgments The instructors would like to thank Robert Haussman for transcribing into LaTeX the problem set and Quiz 2 solutions This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals optical fiber links and components microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems motors and power generation and transmission Fundamentals covered include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided and unguided waves resonance and forces power and energy Acknowledgments The instructors would like to thank Robert Haussman for transcribing into LaTeX the problem set and Quiz 2 solutions http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-013-electromagnetics-and-applications-fall-2005 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-013-electromagnetics-and-applications-fall-2005 HST.410J Projects in Microscale Engineering for the Life Sciences (MIT) HST.410J Projects in Microscale Engineering for the Life Sciences (MIT) This course is a project based introduction to manipulating and characterizing cells and biological molecules using microfabricated tools It is designed for first year undergraduate students In the first half of the term students perform laboratory exercises designed to introduce 1 the design manufacture and use of microfluidic channels 2 techniques for sorting and manipulating cells and biomolecules and 3 making quantitative measurements using optical detection and fluorescent labeling In the second half of the term students work in small groups to design and test a microfluidic device to solve a real world problem of their choosing Includes exercises in written and oral communication and team building This course is a project based introduction to manipulating and characterizing cells and biological molecules using microfabricated tools It is designed for first year undergraduate students In the first half of the term students perform laboratory exercises designed to introduce 1 the design manufacture and use of microfluidic channels 2 techniques for sorting and manipulating cells and biomolecules and 3 making quantitative measurements using optical detection and fluorescent labeling In the second half of the term students work in small groups to design and test a microfluidic device to solve a real world problem of their choosing Includes exercises in written and oral communication and team building http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/health-sciences-and-technology/hst-410j-projects-in-microscale-engineering-for-the-life-sciences-spring-2007 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/health-sciences-and-technology/hst-410j-projects-in-microscale-engineering-for-the-life-sciences-spring-2007 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) 6.013 Electromagnetics and Applications (MIT) This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals optical fiber links and components microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems motors and power generation and transmission Fundamentals covered include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided and unguided waves resonance and forces power and energy The instructors of this course extend a general acknowledgment to the many students and instructors who have made major contributions to the 6 013 course materials over the years and apologize for any residual errors that may remain in these writ This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications including wireless communications circuits computer interconnects and peripherals optical fiber links and components microwave communications and radar antennas sensors micro electromechanical systems motors and power generation and transmission Fundamentals covered include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell s equations waves radiation and diffraction coupling to media and structures guided and unguided waves resonance and forces power and energy The instructors of this course extend a general acknowledgment to the many students and instructors who have made major contributions to the 6 013 course materials over the years and apologize for any residual errors that may remain in these writ http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/49509 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/49509 2.71 Optics (MIT) 2.71 Optics (MIT) Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Geometrical optics ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Wave optics basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Emphasis on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project Introduction to optical science with elementary engineering applications Geometrical optics ray tracing aberrations lens design apertures and stops radiometry and photometry Wave optics basic electrodynamics polarization interference wave guiding Fresnel and Faunhofer diffraction image formation resolution space bandwidth product Emphasis on analytical and numerical tools used in optical design Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments with stronger analytical content and an advanced design project http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36846 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/36846 MAS.836 Sensor Technologies for Interactive Environments (MIT) MAS.836 Sensor Technologies for Interactive Environments (MIT) This course is a broad introduction to a host of sensor technologies illustrated by applications drawn from human computer interfaces and ubiquitous computing After extensively reviewing electronics for sensor signal conditioning the lectures cover the principles and operation of a variety of sensor architectures and modalities including pressure strain displacement proximity thermal electric and magnetic field optical acoustic RF inertial and bioelectric Simple sensor processing algorithms and wired and wireless network standards are also discussed Students are required to complete written assignments a set of laboratories and a final project This course is a broad introduction to a host of sensor technologies illustrated by applications drawn from human computer interfaces and ubiquitous computing After extensively reviewing electronics for sensor signal conditioning the lectures cover the principles and operation of a variety of sensor architectures and modalities including pressure strain displacement proximity thermal electric and magnetic field optical acoustic RF inertial and bioelectric Simple sensor processing algorithms and wired and wireless network standards are also discussed Students are required to complete written assignments a set of laboratories and a final project http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/media-arts-and-sciences/mas-836-sensor-technologies-for-interactive-environments-spring-2011 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/media-arts-and-sciences/mas-836-sensor-technologies-for-interactive-environments-spring-2011 8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT) 8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT) This is the second of a two semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I 8 421 that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include non classical states of light multi photon processes coherence trapping and cooling atomic interactions and experimental methods This is the second of a two semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I 8 421 that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics Topics covered include non classical states of light multi photon processes coherence trapping and cooling atomic interactions and experimental methods http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/90374 http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/90374 6.973 Organic Optoelectronics (MIT) 6.973 Organic Optoelectronics (MIT) The course examines optical and electronic processes in organic molecules and polymers that govern the behavior of practical organic optoelectronic devices Electronic structure of a single organic molecule is used as a guide to the electronic behavior of organic aggregate structures Emphasis is placed on the use of organic thin films in active organic devices including organic LEDs solar cells photodetectors transistors chemical sensors memory cells electrochromic devices as well as xerography and organic non linear optics How to reach the ultimate miniaturization limit of molecular electronics and related nanoscale patterning techniques of organic materials will also be discussed The class encompasses three laboratory sessions during which the students will practice the use of The course examines optical and electronic processes in organic molecules and polymers that govern the behavior of practical organic optoelectronic devices Electronic structure of a single organic molecule is used as a guide to the electronic behavior of organic aggregate structures Emphasis is placed on the use of organic thin films in active organic devices including organic LEDs solar cells photodetectors transistors chemical sensors memory cells electrochromic devices as well as xerography and organic non linear optics How to reach the ultimate miniaturization limit of molecular electronics and related nanoscale patterning techniques of organic materials will also be discussed The class encompasses three laboratory sessions during which the students will practice the use of http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-973-organic-optoelectronics-spring-2003 http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/6-973-organic-optoelectronics-spring-2003