Geometrical Optics, Photometry and Applications

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΜΕΤΡΙΚΗ ΟΠΤΙΚΗ - ΦΩΤΟΜΕΤΡΙΑ ΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ / Geometrical Optics, Photometry and Applications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorIoannis Arvanitidis
Course ID40003050

Programme of Study: PROGRAMMA SPOUDŌN 2022

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses845

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 37
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreGeneral Electives844

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, the students are able to: To relate theory to everyday devices including optical components as well as purely optical devices. To be able to combine various optical components for making appropriate devices. To practice in the analysis and interpretation of experimental data.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Propagation of light. Reflection. Refraction. Lenses. Stops. Mirrors. Prisms. Fiberoptics. Optical systems. Thin lenses. Ray Tracing. Aberrations. Human Eye-Eyeglasses. Microscopes. Telescopes. The camera. Photometry.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πανεπιστημιακή φυσική με σύγχρονη φυσική (Β τόμος), Young H., Freedman R., ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α.ΠΑΠΑΖΗΣΗΣ ΓΕΩΜΕΤΡΙΚΗ ΟΠΤΙΚΗ, ΣΠΥΡΙΔΕΛΗΣ I., ΚΑΜΠΑΣ Κ., EKΔOΣEIΣ ΓIAXOYΔH
Additional bibliography for study
E. Hecht "Optics" Addison - Wesley Publ. Co. 1987. M. Klein, T. Furtak "Optics J. Wiley and Sons 1986. F. Pedrotti, L. Pedrotti "Introduction to optics" Prentice - Hall, Inc 1993 F. Jenkins, H. White "Fundametal of optics" McGrow - Hill 1976.
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