PLT3004

Design of Optical Components and Systems

Optical Systems & Sensors

Year 3 Winter (0.5 Credits) | Algonquin College

Optical ray-tracing for analysing systems of sources, lenses, mirrors, prisms, fibers, diffractive elements, MEMS. Zemax® fundamentals, pupils, aspherics, non-sequential tracing, aberrations, image metrics, optimization/merit functions. Applications: imaging, illumination, lasers. Trade-offs, mechanical constraints, tolerances and cost. Physical optics modeling of bean propagation. Near-field diffraction and waveguides. Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

Prerequisites: PLT 1003

Lectures

Course Code
Day
Time
Room
Instructor
PLT3004A
Fri
11:00 - 13:00
T129

Tutorials

Course Code
Day
Time
Room
Instructor
PLT3004A1
Fri
13:30 - 16:30
T129


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