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Advanced Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • be able to design, to first order, such optical systems with simple mathematical and graphical techniques

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Advanced Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This Course is part of an online degree program offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. When you enroll in a for-credit non-degree course through the university and complete it online, it counts as credit hours towards a degree at CU-Boulder. All you have to do is apply through the university.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
4 hours to complete

Introduction to Geometrical Optics

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 49 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
2 hours to complete

Optical System Design in OpticStudio

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 70 min), 5 readings
Week
3
Week 3
5 hours to complete

First Order Ray Tracing

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Week
4
Week 4
5 hours to complete

Thick Optics and Mirrors

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes

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About the Optical Engineering Specialization

Optical Engineering

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