University of Colorado Boulder
Active Optical Devices Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Active Optical Devices Specialization

Deepen and Apply your Knowledge of Optical Devices. Analyze and design optical electronics that adapt for different optical environments.

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Juliet Gopinath

Instructor: Juliet Gopinath

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What you'll learn

  • Analyze and design light sources and surrounding optical systems

  • Analyze and design detection systems for LIDAR, microscopy and cameras

  • Design optical device systems that can adapt to the environment

  • Use lasers and optical electronics through an understanding of the interaction of light and atoms, laser rate equations, and noise in photo-detection

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Advanced level

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Juliet Gopinath
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses15,221 learners

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