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Cliff Chan

Optical Information Processing

Course Description

The course focuses on the application of Fourier transforms, linear systems and optical wave diffraction theory to the analysis of optical systems. The emphasis is placed on the use of optical systems for information processing, including image enhancement, pattern recognition, data processing, optical switching and computing.


Joseph W. Goodman, Introduction to Fourier Optics, third edition, Roberts & Company, 2005.


Okan K. Ersoy, Diffraction, Fourier Optics and Imaging, Wiley-Interscience, 2006.
Poon, Ting-Chung and Liu, Jung-Ping, Introduction to Modern Digital Holography, Cambridge University Press, 2014.