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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Applied Optics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
E361098 Z,ZK 5 3P+1L English
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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. Microscope: Abbe type, stereo, confocal, slit lamp

3. Microscope: polarization, fluorescent, interference contrast; phase specimens

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

5. Reflecting telescopes, astronomical telescopes

6. Astronomical telescopes´ mounts. Large telescopes, segmented mirrors.

7. Reflection optics´ aberrations, corrections. Catadioptric systems.

8. Varifocal optical systems (zoom).

9. Camera - anatomy, types.

10. Camera: lens types, autofocus systems.

11. System of colours, colour mixing.

12. Projectors, colour combining systems.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Problems and laboratory work related to lectures. A tour to an observatory.

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

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