Aug 22, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH 4400 - Optics in Medicine


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This course focuses on the optical principles that guide vision and the medical use of light in the body. Topics may include: the Electromagnetic Spectrum, specular and diffuse reflection, refraction, diffraction, total internal reflection, dispersion, color theory, absorption, lasers, photodynamic therapy, polarization, human and animal vision/vision defects, fiber optics and endoscopy in medicine. Optical principles will be related to their medical use for vision, diagnosis and treatment.

Lab fee.
Prerequisite: PH 2750  or PH 2940 .