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Advanced Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • be able to design, to first order, such optical systems with simple mathematical and graphical techniques

Learner Career Outcomes

20%

started a new career after completing these courses

27%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

22%

got a pay increase or promotion
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Advanced Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Colorado Boulder

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Geometrical Optics

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 49 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Optical System Design in OpticStudio

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 70 min), 5 readings
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

First Order Ray Tracing

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 96 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Thick Optics and Mirrors

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes

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About the Optical Engineering Specialization

Optical Engineering

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