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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code PH623
Subject Title Optical System Analysis and Design


Aberrations: Transverse ray and wave aberrations, chromatic aberration, Ray tracing: paraxial, finite and oblique rays, Image evaluation: transfer functions, point spread function, encircled energy and its computation and measurement, optimization techniques in lens design, merit function, damped least square methods, orthonormalization, and global search method, Tolerance analysis; Achromatic doublets, achromats and aplanats; Cooke triplet and its derivatives; Double Gauss lens, Zoom lenses and aspherics, GRIN optics, focal shift, high and low N number focusing systems, focusing of light in stratified media, high numerical aperture focusing, basics of non-paraxial propagation of light. Classification of lens systems. Refractive systems- cookes triplet, Gatelecentric system, telephoto system, f-theta lens (fish eye lens); Relective systems – single mirror telescope, two mirror telescope –Greogrian, dall-kirkham, marsenne, cassegrain, R-C telescope, three mirror aspheric system : unobscured system, obscured system.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Principles of Computerized Tomographic Imaging. -A. C. Kak and Malcolm Slaney. IEEE Press

2. Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging. - Lihong V. Wang and Hsin-i Wu. Wiley-Interscience.

3. A. P. Gibson, J. C. Hebden, and S. R. Arridge, "Recent advances in diffuse optical imaging", Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50, R1-R43. (2005).

4. S.R.Arridge “Optical tomography in medical imaging”, Inverse Problems, 15, R41–R93. (1999)

5. “Introduction to Fourier Optics” J. W. Goodman

6. “Polarization holography” L. Nikolova & P.S. Ramanujam

7. “Optical holography principles techniques and applications” P. Hariharan