EF6Visual optical measurements

New training
Level: Basic

Engineers or technicians required to perform optical visual measurements


Basic knowledge corresponding to EF1-Optics without calculation will be useful

Language of the training: French
Maximum capacity: 12
Price: 1010 € HT -
Duration: 2 days - 14 h
  • Master the principles, methods and instruments associated with visual measurements
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Visual optical measurements
Addressed topics

Optical instruments
Ophthalmic optics
Experiments on benches, microscopes and glasses

The program

Classroom lessons

  • Reminders about geometric optics and aberrations
  • Optical properties of the eye: performance, limitations
  • The various visual instruments: eyepieces, telescopes, microscopes (objectives)
  • Choice and implementation of a visual instrument, optimization of resolution and depth of field
  • Study of measurement uncertainties


  • Implementation of a goniometer (angle and index measurements)
  • Measurements of focal distances and radii of curvatures. Implementation of a microscope and an afocal telescope
Methodology and assessment

Lectures and exercises with many examples
Demonstrations on laboratory equipment, according to the wishes of the trainees
Labwork on instruments

Next session: date to be defined

  • March 18, 2019 to March 19, 2019 EF6 | Visual optical measurements Palaiseau
Pedagogical manager(s):
  • Lionel Jacubowiez - Senior teacher at Institut d'Optique

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Dernière modification le 10/06/2024