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PALT 403 Optics and Photonics Modeling and Design

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Course Description

A hands-on introduction to modeling, analysis, and design of optical and photonics systems using matrix based computational programming (MATLAB or Octave) and commercial optical design software like ZEMAX. Topics Include: plotting and data visualization; use of arrays to understand image processing; design of optical and photonic systems using the ZEMAX software (or similar commercial software software).

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, PALT 402
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU