This course can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5600, part of CU Boulder’s Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree.
This course is part of the Optical Engineering Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
be able to design, to first order, such optical systems with simple mathematical and graphical techniques
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Geometrical Optics
Optical System Design in OpticStudio
First Order Ray Tracing
Thick Optics and Mirrors
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FIRST ORDER OPTICAL SYSTEM DESIGN
Wonderful course! I have learned a lot. This course not only covers the knowledge but also the actual approach to design a working optical system.
Really valuable introduction to optical design, I learned a lot! It takes dedication though, but it's totally worth it.
Really nice course with very clear explanations of the principles of optical engineering and learn how to use ZEMAX Opticstudio to simulate your optical system
One inconvenience is the windows software. But I mainly aimed to study the mathematics and it is quite helpful with all the explorations needed with the problem sets.
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