Lens System Design
Fall 2010 Syllabus

Lecture

Date

Project speakers

Topic

Text sections

Homework

1

9/1

 
Optical Systems
Chapter 1

2

9/3

 
Stops
Chapter 2

3

9/8

 
Diffraction and Image Quality
Chapter 3

4

9/10

 
Optical Path Difference
Chapter 4

5

9/15

 
Geometrical Aberrations 1
Chapter 5

6

9/17

 
Geometrical Aberrations 2
Chapter 5


7

9/22

 
Glass Selection
Chapter 6

8

9/24

 
Surfaces
Chapter 7

9

9/29

 
Design Forms
Chapter 8

10

10/1

 
Design Forms
Chapter 8

11

10/6

 
Design Process
Chapter 9

12

10/8

 
Computer-aided design
Chapter 10

13

10/13

 
Zemax


14

10/15

 
Tolerancing I
Chapter 16

15

10/20

 
Optical Evaluation and Testing
Chapter 15
PDR documents
16 10/22  
Tolerancing II
Chapter 16

17

10/27

 
PDR I


18

10/29

 
PDR II


19

11/3

 
PDR III


20

11/5

 
Case Studies I
Chapter 22

21

11/10

 
Case Studies II
Chapter 22

22

11/12

 
Stray Light
Chapter 24

23

11/17

 
Spectrograph Design I
 

24

11/19

 
Spectrograph Design II


25

12/1

 
Multiscale Design


26

12/3

 
Optical Manufacturing
Chapter 18

27 12/8  
Final Project report 1
   
28 12/10  
Final Project report 2
   
29 12/15  
Final Project report 3
   
30 12/17  
Final Project report 4
  CDR documents