Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


6.161 - Modern Optics Laboratory
Fall Term 2017

OVERVIEW

6.161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics, optical principles and optical systems and devices. This course covers a wide range of topics, including:

Polarization, Geometric Optics, Interference, Diffraction, Holography, Light-Modulation (Electro-optics, Acousto-optics, MEMs), Detectors, Lasers, Fiber Optics, Fourier Optics and more...

Lectures are suplemented with weekly laboratory exercises, problem sets and a final laboratory project of the student's choosing. There is no final exam.

LECTURE

Room 34-304, TR 2:30-4:00pm

PREREQUISITES

The prerequisite is 6.003. Exceptions can be made by the Lecturer

COURSE STAFF

Feel free to contact either the lecturer, Prof. Cardinal Warde for more information (MIT students only please).

Lecturer: Prof. Cardinal Warde
Room 13-3102
Extension 3-6858
warde@mit.edu
Laboratory Instructor: Christos Samolis
Room 13-3102
Extension 3-4623
csamolis@mit.edu
Writing Coordinator: Juergen Schoenstein
Room E39-377

Extension
juergen@mit.edu
Course Secretary:

Josephina Lee
jclee@mit.edu

Optics lab: Room 38-633
Phone: x3-4619
  (Note: We share the lab phone with 6.115, 6.003, and 6.002)

 

This page has been created and maintained for 6.161, the Modern Optics Project Laboratory by David Dunmeyer and Prof. Cardinal Warde. Permission of the authors for duplication or other use of this website's content is required and must include the original copyright. © 2005 Prof. Cardinal Warde, David Dunmeyer