G.R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory: Optical Imaging, Scattering, and Interference for Biological Investigations
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: Prior acquaintance with optics and EM theory
The theme of this course is the study of modern optical technologies based on microscopy, scattering, and interference for biomedical investigations. More details of topics can be found on the Spectroscopy Lab website.
Contact: Gabriel Popescu, 6A-230D, x2-7831, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: Spectroscopy Lab
Introduction to optical imaging, scattering, and interference for biological investigations.
Wed Jan 5, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Math toolbox: Linear Sytems, covolutions, Fourier transform, useful theorems.
Thu Jan 6, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Elements of optical microscopy: imaging systems, resolution, contrast, examples.
Fri Jan 7, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Bright field, dark field, Schlerein, phase contrast, DIC/ Nomarski, confocal, etc.
Mon Jan 10, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Light scattering techniques: light scattering in inhomogeneous media, single scattering, multiple scattering, diffusion model.
Tue Jan 11, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Light scattering spectroscopy and diagnostics of early cancer.
Wed Jan 12, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Interferometric methods for diagnostics: field cross- correlations, cross-spectral densities; coherence time, area, interferometric geometries.
Thu Jan 13, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Michelson interferometry with polychromatic fields: optical gating, ODR- optical domain reflectometry, thickness/ refractive index measurements, OCT and applications.
Fri Jan 14, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Phase-based techniques of investigation: point measurements, harmonic, phase-referenced.
Tue Jan 18, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Quantitative phase microscopy: Fourier Phase Microscopy, applications for imaging cellular structure and dynamics.
Thu Jan 20, 02-03:00pm, 1-375
Latest update: 11-Jan-2005