Optical Imaging

Course Type: 
BME
Code: 
6710
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Biophotonics and optical imaging concepts. Basic optics, light propagation in tissue, modern microscopy techniques, diagnostic use of lasers (optical biopsies, optical spectroscopy, optical imaging), thermal aspects of light-tissue interaction, therapeutic use of laser (laser ablation, photodynamic therapy, light-activated therapy), novel technologies and applications including optical molecular imaging. Includes microscopy facility tour and small lab experiments.

Prerequisites: 

Undergraduate level PHY 2410 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Egr & Computer Sci.