COURSE COORDINATOR: Prof. Horace Yuen

REQUIRED TEXT:
Statistical Optics by Joseph W. Goodman (Wiley, 2000)

COURSE OUTLINE:

(1) Review of Electromagnetic wave propagation, diffraction and Fourier optics.                       2 weeks
(2) Probability and Random Process, general theory of  Space-Time Coherence.                  2 weeks
(3) Noise in Lasers and Detectors.                                               2 weeks                
(4) Intensity Interferometry and Receiver Performance                          2 weeks
(5) Imaging system fundamentals and Partial Coherence effect        2 weeks


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