Intended Audience

This three-day short course is designed for the scientist, engineer, manager or technician interested in learning optical principles of adaptive optics systems in astronomy, microscopy and optomologic imaging. A strong undergraduate-level mathematical background and a basic knowledge of optics are helpful.


Participants will experience a combination of lecture and hands-on laboratory sessions. Each day is designed to cover different topics. Classes are scheduled to be held in the world-famous College of Optical Sciences on the beautiful University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona. Class size is limited to provide a quality learning environment.