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PHYS464/564 - Optical Trapping and Optical Manipulation - Spring 2016
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PHYS464/564 - Optical Trapping and Optical Manipulation - Spring 2016

Essentials

Instructor: Giovanni Volpe - giovanni.volpe@fen.bilkent.edu.tr
Assistants: Aykut Argun & Serdar Öztetik
Time: Monday 17:40-19:40 & Thursday 17:40-19:40
Room: SA-Z02

Exams and Grading

Take-home Midterm 1: deadline March 15, 2016 (20%)
Take-home Midterm 2: deadline April 15, 2016 (20%)
Presentations: TBD (30%)
Project: deadline May 3, 2016 (30%)
Final oral exam: TBD (grade multiplier x0.5-1.5)

You will not be admitted to the final exam and will receive an automatic FZ grade if:
* the average of yours Midterm I and Midterm II grades is below 10/20
* you have collected less than 20/30 points on the presentations
* you have not delivered the project on time
* your attendance is below 80%

Course Materials

Philip H. Jones, Onofrio M. Maragò & Giovanni Volpe.
Optical Tweezers: Principles and Applications.
Cambridge University Press, 2015.
ISBN:9781107051164
http://opticaltweezers.org

Syllabus

The syllabus will be updated during the course.

F 01/29 - Introduction - Ch. 1

M 02/01 - Geometrical Optics (1/2) - Ch. 2
Exercises: 2.1.1; 2.2.2; 2.3.1; 2.3.2; 2.3.3; 2.3.5; 2.4.1; 2.4.2

T 02/04 - Geometrical Optics (2/2) - Ch. 2
Exercises: 2.5.2; 2.7.1; 2.7.2; 2.8.2

M 02/09 - Presentations Group A (Ch 13) & Group B (Ch 14)

T 02/11 - Presentations Group C (Ch 15, 22) & Group D (Ch 16)

M 02/15 - Dipole approximation (1/2) - Ch. 3

T 02/18 - Dipole approximation (2/2) - Ch. 3
Exercises: 3.1.3; 3.2.1; 3.4.1; 3.7.1; 3.7.7; 3.7.8.

M 02/22 - Optical Beams - Ch. 4

T 02/25 - Focusing - Ch. 4
Exercises: 4.1.1; 4.1.2; 4.4.3; 4.5.1; 4.5.2.

M 02/29 - OT Setup - Ch. 8

T 03/04 - Presentations Group E (Ch 17,23) & Group F (Ch 18,19)

M 03/07 - Presentations Group G (Ch 20,21), Group H (Ch 24) & Group I (Ch 25)

T 03/10 - Brownian motion (Ch. 7)

M 03/14 - Exercises: 7.1.1; 7.1.2; 7.1.3; 7.2.1; 7.2.4;

T 03/17 - Exercises: 7.2.8; 7.2.9; 7.3.1; 7.4.2;

M 03/21 - Exercises: 7.4.4; 7.4.5; 7.4.6; 7.5.1

T 03/24 - Holographic optical tweezers - Ch. 11

M 03/28 - Data Analysis - Ch. 9

T 03/31 - Data Analysis - Ch. 9

M 04/04 - Photonic Force Microscope - Ch. 10

T 04/07 - Photonic Force Microscope - Ch. 10

Application Presentations

Group A: Falko Schmidt & Serdar Öztetik - Ch 13
Group B: Ehsan Kakaei - Ch 14
Group C: Merve Yağmur Yardımcı & Mite Mijalkov - Ch 15, 22
Group D: Muhammed Bilgin, Ömer Özdemir & Yağmur Yıldızhan - Ch 16
Group E: Uğug Demirkol & Yasin Celaleddin Durmaz - Ch 17, 23
Group F: Geet Raju & Murad Ramanovski - Ch 18, 19
Group G: Aykut Argun & Naveed Mehood - Ch 20, 21
Group H: Yağmur Aksu Korkmaz & Ali Haider - Ch 24
Group I: Sina Gholizadeh - Ch 25

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