Course Description:

Course Information:  72 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Optics Design, Coherent Optics, Quantum Optics and Measurements, Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices, Advanced Optoelectronic Devices.

Optical concepts, symbols, units and nomenclature. Blackbodies, lasers, LED and other radiation sources. Fundamentals of light detectors, including principles of operation, noise and figures of merit. Illustrative imaging and non-imaging systems.