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PHYS 451       (3-0-3)            Laser Applications

Optical methods for process control, machine vision and image processing. Optical micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), optical techniques in micro-mechanics, imaging, microscopy and adaptive optics. Laser material processing, laser beam delivery and diagnostics, fiber optic sensors, laser remote sensing and environmental monitoring.  Laser safety.

Prerequisite: PHYS 352.