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Engineering Optics

Engineering Optics

The main goal of this note is to introduce engineers to the characteristics of light that can be used to accomplish a variety of engineering tasks especially in mechanical analysis at macro and micro scales. Topics covered includes: Geometric Optics and Electromagnetic wave Theory Introduction to Light sources and photodetectors Geometric Moire: In-plane displacement measurement and out of plane displacement measurement, Geometric Moire, Moire Interferometry: Interference and Diffraction, Grating fabrication, Moire Interferometry: Holographic and Laser Speckle, Interferometry, Photoelasticity: theory, techniques and Multilayer structure: waveguide, filters, Introduction to fiber optic and waveguide delivery and detection, Periodic structure sensors.

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