Due Tuesday April 25th
ECE 181 Spring 2017 Homework Assignment 2:
Problem 1: The paraxial approximations are that sin() = and cos () = 1, where is in radians and "small."
Graph the percentage error (d
ECE181 Homework Set1 Solution
April 9, 2015
Problem 1:Mirrors
There are two ways to solve this problem. The first idea of this problem is
that light incident from toe can be received from the eye afte
ECE181 Homework Set 2 Solution
April 21, 2015
1
Problem 1
Using MATLAB, we can plot the percentage error for sin() and cos(). The
result is shown in fig1 and fig2. We use the equation:
Errorsin = =

Midterm Exam
ECE 181 Spring 2015
One or two pages of notes are allowed, and will be useful.
Calculators are allowed, and will be useful.
Mobile phones might be useful, but are not allowed.
ECE 181
MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER
OBJECTIVE
To study the superposition of coherent plane waves using the Michelson interferometer and
observe the interference pattern and its response on local changes
ECE 181
DIFFRACTION
OBJECTIVE
To study freespace diffraction patterns generated by the following inputs: single slit, double slit,
circular aperture, and periodic diffraction grating.
BACKGROUND
Diff
ECE181
Spectrometers
OBJECTIVE: In this experiment you study the basics of prisms and grating spectrometers.
BACKGROUND:
The purpose of a spectrometer is to disperse light according to the wavelengths
ECE181 Homework Set 3 Solution
April 27, 2015
1
Problem 1
(a) For planoconvex glass, we have R2 = 1. Using lens maker equation, we
have:
1
= (ng
f
1)
1
R1
(1)
Where ng = 1.6 and f = 40mm. We can get
ECE181
Introduction to ZEMAX  optical ray tracing software.
I. OBJECTIVE
Gain familiarity with the operation and capabilities of ZEMAX software. Design a singlet lens and
analyze its spherical and ch
ECE 181
Imaging Properties of a Simple Lens
OBJECTIVE
To study imaging properties of a lens system. Concepts include image formation using the
basic lens law, magnification, resolution, focusing error
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The Optical Design
of Gemstones
Jos M. Sasin,
Peter Yantzer and
Tom Tivol
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The best jewellers have always
been aware that the quality of
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ECE 181 Spring 2017 Homework 1: Snell's Law.
Due Thursday April 13th
Problem 1: Mirrors
What is the minimum height of a planar mirror placed in a vertical plane 2m distant that will permit a person
2m
ECE 181
DIFFRACTION
OBJECTIVE: To study diffraction patterns generated by the following inputs: single slit, double slit,
circular aperture, and periodic diffraction grating.
BACKGROUND
Diffraction is
ECE 181
Imaging Properties of a Simple Lens
OBJECTIVE: To study imaging properties of a lens system. Concepts include image formation
using the basic lens law, magnification, resolution, focusing erro