ECE 184:

Optical Information Processing and Holography.

Winter 2019, Professor Yeshaiahu Fainman

 


Table of Contents:

  Announcements

  Instructor and Teaching Assistant

  Course Outline and Information

  Lecture and Lab Schedule

  Lecture Material

  Lab Experiments

  Homeworks


Announcements

Last lab "Integrated Photonics" will be next week as usual on Th: 3/7 and F: 3/8 , 10am-2pm. Please read related material in the Lab Experiments section below.

 


Instructor and Teaching Assistants:

  Instructor:

Prof. Yeshaiahu Fainman

Office: Room 3406/Jacobs Hall

email: fainman@ece.ucsd.edu

  Lab Engineer:

Peter Ilinykh

Lab: Room B706 / Jacobs Hall

Lab ph.: 858-534-4819

email: pilinykh@ucsd.edu

  Teaching Assistant:

TBA


Course Outline

  Contents:

 Scalar diffraction theory: Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction

 Optical Fourier transform and spatial filters; matched filter

 Frequency Analysis of Coherent and Incoherent Optical Imaging Systems

 Introduction to optical holography

 Digital holography

 Computer generated holography

 Photorefractive phenomena; applications to optical information processing

 Optical signal processing with Si-photonic integrated circuits

  Course Grading:

 Experiments ... 50%

 Quizzes ... 10%

 Midterm ... 15%

 Final Exam ... 25%

  Syllabus


 

Lecture and Lab Schedule

  Lectures:

 M, W, 5:00pm - 6:20pm, YORK 4050B

  Labs (B706 / Jacobs Hall):

 Th, 10:00am - 2:00pm

 F, 10:00am - 2:00pm