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Course Descriptions

OPT 235 - Advanced Optical Fabrication and Metrology

4 Credits

A study of advanced processes, tools, and CNC technology that are shaping the methodology in manufacturing precision optical components. The course is designed to be very interactive, providing laboratory experience on the following subjects: CNC grinding and polishing, tolerancing, and metrology of precision optical lenses.

Prerequisite: OPT 213 or permission of department.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Classify the ISO 101110 standards currently being used in defining optical components.
2. Propose the manufacturing process of an optical component from raw material to finished component.
3. Recognize the advantage of employing CNC technology in spherical optical component manufacturing.
4. Recognize the advantage of employing CPM equipment.
5. Perform the proper procedure to test optical components during the manufacturing cycle.

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Fall Semester 2024
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