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Optical signal processing - 5PMNTSO6

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 10.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 10.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 2.0


The first objective of this course is to provide the theoretical knowledge necessary to understand optical signal processing techniques, based in particular on Fourier optics. The second part of the course presents two important applications of these methods: holography and speckle analysis.

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Optical system

  • Modulation transfer function of an optical system
    Plane wave decomposition
  • Pulse response of an optical system
    Decomposition into spherical waves
  • Coherent and incoherent lighting

    Fourier Optics - Optical Filtering
    High pass filter, Low pass filter, Phase filter,
    Holographic filter

    Principle, Holographic Interferometry,
    Holographic Vibrometry, Non-destructive testing

Statistics (amplitude, intensity, phase)
Speckle Correlation, Speckle Interferometry, Shearography,...


Geometrical optics


a/session 1 in class, written exam : 3 hours, scripted docments allowed, calculators forbidden

b/session 1 at home, written exam : 2 hours, then oral (30 minutes for each student)

c/ session 2 (in class or at home) written exam : 1h , then oral (45 minutes for each student)

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Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 9
Curriculum->Double-Diploma Engineer/Master->Semester 9