Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021
Western Main Campus

Medical Biophysics 3645A/B

INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL OPTICS


An introduction to the physical and biophysical principles underlying the methodology and technology for the medical uses of light including diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Specific areas will include: instrumentation which involves light detection and analysis, light spectroscopy which involves photodynamic therapy and diffuse optical tomography and optical imaging.

Prerequisite(s): One of Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, plus one of Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B and or the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, or the former Applied Mathematics 1413; one of Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1401A/B, Physics 1501A/B, the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B; plus one of Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B, the former Physics 1029A/B, the former Physics 1302A/B. Integrated Science 1001X can be used as a prerequisite in place Calculus 1301A/B and Physics 1202A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MEDBIO

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