Semester Hours: 3

Spherometry; refractive index measurements; optical bench measurements of imaging systems via T-bar nodal slide (effective focal length, f-number, axial color, field curvature and distortion, transverse ray aberrations); illumination falloff; image resolution tests (finite object); modulation transfer function; star image testing; knife edge tests; Hartmann tests; Fizeau interferometer and testing configurations; null lens testing of aspheres; wavefront measurements (point diffraction interferometer, radial shear interferometer).