Spring 2013. EEBM E9070

Spring 2013

EEBM E9070 Seminar

Optics in Neuroscience and Cardiology
Lecturer: Christine P. Fleming
                         Office Hours:     By appointment
                         E-mail address: cfleming@ee.columbia.edu
                         Class Website
 
Day and Time: Thursdays 1:10PM – 3:40PM
Class Location: 253 Engineering Terrace
Credits for Course: 3 Points
Description: Study of recent developments in optical systems and their applications in neuroscience and cardiology. The class time will be divided between reviewing fundamental optics principals and discussing selected journal articles. Special emphasis on the following techniques:
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Near infrared spectroscopy
  • Optical mapping
  • Optical system design
  • Image processing
Prerequisites: Open to doctoral candidates and qualified M.S. candidates with the instructor’s permission.
Text: Course packet
Supplemental text: Optics by Hecht; Optical Coherence Tomography by Drexler and Fujimoto; Textbook of Medical Physiology by Guyton and Hall
Homework(s): Reading research papers and book chapters
Grading: Classroom participation and projects

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