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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Applied Optics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2362503 KZ 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Čáp (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Čáp (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering
Synopsis:

The course introduces students to the functions of basic optical instruments and shows their applications.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Human eye and vision, eye characteristics, aberrations.

2. Spectacles. Magnifying lens: resolving power, magnification, types.

3. Microscope: optical scheme, main characteristics.

4. Microscope design, objectives, eyepieces, diopter correction.

5. Image projection and record. Inverted and stereo microscope.

6. Illumination system of a microscope. Abbe's theory of image formation.

7. Contrast enhancing techniques in microscopy: dark field, phase contrast.

8. Contrast enhancing techniques in microscopy: polarization, fluorescence, differential interference contrast.

9. Refracting telescopes: Galileo, Kepler.

10. Reflecting telescopes. Astronomical telescopes.

11. Collimator, autocollimator. Surveying telescopes, periscope, binoculars. Focusing system.

12. Cameras, projectors.

13. Optical systems with variable parametres (zoom).

Syllabus of tutorials:

Problems and laboratory work related to lectures.

Study Objective:

To understand the basic principles of optical instruments, to apply knowledge in lab reports and to acquire the measurement techniques for these devices.

Study materials:

Williams Ch., Becklund O.: Optics: A Short Courese for Engineers and Scientists, Wiley, 1972

Kingslake R.: Optical System Design, Academic Press, London, 1983

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomT4:110
Čáp J.
09:00–10:30
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Optika 1 - domek na dvoře
roomT4:110
Čáp J.
10:45–12:15
(parallel nr.1)
Dejvice
Optika 1 - domek na dvoře
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-07-22
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1793006.html