Description: Principles of optics, statistics, semiconductor physics, and electronics as applied to the detection of light. Topics include: radiant energy; signals and noise; detectors; techniques for imaging, photometry, polarimetry and spectroscopy. Instructor consent required. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree in physics, astronomy or related field. Undergraduate curriculum must have included the full physics sequence, calculus sequence, and electricity and magnetism.
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