Teaching Optical Design

EELE 481 & 582

lens diagram

 

The online home of Optical Design at
Montana State University - Bozeman 
for spring semester 2015. 

Class meets T,Th 10:50 - 12:05, EPS 110

Instructor

     Dr. Joseph Shaw 
     Professor, ECE 
     518 Cobleigh Hall
     ph. (406) 994-7261
     email: jshaw at ece dot montana dot edu

Office Hours

T 1-2 pm, W 3-4 pm, Th 1-2 pm

Welcome to EELE 582 and 481 - Optical Design. Feel free to ask questions at any time. To talk with me, use e-mail, phone (x7261), or stop by my office at 518 Cobleigh during office hours or other free times.

Handouts (copyright J. A. Shaw unless noted)

Some related links

Acknowledgment

This course uses the Zemax optical design code, made available to Montana State University through the Radiant ZemaxEducational Support Program. We gratefully acknowledge their support.

Announcements

  • First class Jan 15, 2015
  • Last class April 30, 2015
  • No class: 
  • Tues 3/10 & Thurs 3/12 (Spring Break)

Assignments

  • HW1 (Geometric optics #1) - due 5 pm, T, 1/20/15
  • HW2 (Paraxial rays & Zemax intro) - due 5 pm, Th, 1/29/15
  • HW3 (Doublet y-nu ray trace) - due 5 pm, Th, 2/5/15
  • HW4 (Landscape lens) - actually due 5 pm, T, 2/17/15 
  • HW5 (Aberrations) - due 5 pm, Th, 2/26/15 
  • HW6 (transmission sphere & spherical) - due 5 pm, Th, 2/26/15 
  • HW7 (Periscopic lens & coma & astig) - due 5 pm, Tu 3/3/15
  • HW8 (telephoto lens & exam practice) - due 5 pm, Fri 3/6/15
  • HW9 (achromat & stock lenses) - due 5 pm, Tu 4/7/15


Design Project
 - topic due via email on Thurs, March 19, 2015

Final Exam - 12:00 - 1:50 pm on Tuesday, May 5, 2015