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OPTİK VE AKUSTİK MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ 
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Course Details
Course Title
Modern Astronomical Optics-I
Code
OPE512
Course Info
Introduction to course, Fundamentals of astronomical imaging systems: diffraction limit, photon noise. Fundamentals of space-based imaging systems: System engineering, Project management. Fundamentals of Telescope design: First-order design: plate scale, field of view, pixel size, diffraction limit. Telescope types: refractive, reflective. Wide field of view designs and aberration correction. Space and ground: cryogenic telescopes, design choices, challenges. Measuring large optics. Fabrication challenges and solutions (large optics fabrication, integrating optics and telescope structure). Fundamentals of spectroscopy: science goals, prisms, gratings, spectral resolution, detector sampling, wavelength coverage. Types of spectrographs: slit, multi-object, Integral Field Units (IFUs).
Credit
3
ECTS
6
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