Course code: MATR340
Scope: 5 credits.
Lecturer: Doc. Ivan Kassamakov, C318, email: ivan dot kassamakov at helsinki dot fi.
M.Sc. Joonas Mustonen, joonas.mustonen at helsinki.fi
Pyry Palmen, pyry.oe.palmen at helsinki.fi
M.Sc. Göran Maconi, goran dot maconi at helsinki dot fi
The course covers state-of-the-art optical methods for label-free imaging, special attention in bioimaging. The course is structured to provide practical skills via exercise sessions for using optical microscopes for imaging real samples and guidance to use Zemax OpticStudio for optical simulations.
Latest update: 27/12/2022
NB! This course page contains the updated and the most exact information about the course practicalities – please, follow the updates actively and on a regular basis during the course.
27-12-22: Lecture notes added
08-12-22: Exam time & place information added
07-12-22: Rest of the exercise sessions are held in ZOOM
28-11-22: Exercise session 1.12. in held in ZOOM & report instructions added
15-11-22: Lecture (not exercises) 24.11. is held in ZOOM
09-11-22: Lectures (not exercises) 10.11. and 17.11. are held in ZOOM
07-11-22: Exercise topics added
02-11-22: Welcome-email sent (if you have not received, ask Joonas via email a.s.a.p.)
Literature: Douglas B. Murphy & Michael W. Davidson: Fundametals of light microscopy and electronic imaging (2nd edition or older), Online version available in Helka
Exam: Friday 20.01.2023 between 10:00 – 14:00 at D105 (Physicum)
Timing in studies: 1st-2nd year.
Grading: The course grade will be based on (40%) attendance and participation in the exercise/demo sessions and (60%) an exam at the end of the course.
2p. / participating in microscope demo session
1p. / participating in Zemax simulation demo session
3p. / written report about results of using Zemax OpticStudio
Prerequisites: First year classes in electromagnetism and calculus (MAPU). The optics and photonics courses will help to understand the principles taught in the course but are not compulsory.
Th 03.11.2022: 14.15–16.00 ZOOM (Link in the email)
Introduction to OpticStudio
Th 10.11.2022: 10.15–12.00 Physicum, C106 (Microscope classroom)
Basics of Using Light Microscopes (mineral/rock samples)
Th 17.11.2022: 10.15–12.00 Physicum, C106 (Microscope classroom)
Imaging with and without dyeing bio-samples
Th 24.11.2022: 10.15–12.00 Physicum, C106 (Microscope classroom)
Imaging CD and DVD tracks
Th 01.12.2022: 14.15–16.00 ZOOM
OpticStudio: Simulating ideal lens system
Th 08.12.2022: 14.15–16.00 ZOOM
OpticStudio: Imaging 3D-scanned Zebrafish geometry
Th 15.12.2022: 14.15–16.00 ZOOM
OpticStudio: 3D-imaging with interferometry