Subject description - XP37IPP

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XP37IPP Image Processing and Photonics
Roles:S Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13137 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Páta P. Completion:ZK
Lecturers:Páta P. Credits:4
Tutors:Páta P. Semester:Z


Photonics is a basic discipline used in space technology. Students will become acquainted with advanced imaging photonics used in space sciences, including the design and simulation of optical instruments and the influence of the environment. In addition, there are included parts describing the parameters of optical instruments (PSF, MTF, OTF, resolution, SWATH, etc.), waveform deformation modeling and removal methods for IR - VIS electromagnetic radiation. The subject also includes a description of the sensor part of the image, including noise parameters and the reconstruction of the acquired image, and discusses its use in space applications. In addition, there are parts including Earth Remote Sensing, mission design, and the use of modern instruments in this area, including optical Fourier transform, electromagnetic wave polarization research, and hyperspectral imaging and data processing in this area, including image data telemetry.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction, fundamentals of image photonic
2. Space image photonic systems, selected missions
3. Fermat's principle
4. Geometric and wave optic
5. Imaging systems – design, types, principles
6. Imaging systems – parameters, measurements and calibration
7. PSF, MTF, OTF, spatial resolution, SWATH
8. Wavefront deformation, aberrations, Zernike description
9. Infrared image photonic systems, polarizers
10. AOTF
11. Hyperspectral imaging, remote sensing
12. Image processing algorithms for space applications
13. Telemetry and data compression
14. Requirements for space systems

Exercises outline:


J. Peatross, M. Ware, Physics of Light and Optics, 2015 edition, available at
Chein-I Chang, Hyperspectral Imaging - Techniques for Spectral Detection and Classification, Springer, 2003 Doporučená: Ting-Chung Poon, Taegun Kim, Engineering Optics With Matlab®, World Scientific Publishing Co, 2006. Virendra N. Mahajan, Optical Imaging and Aberrations, Part I. – III., SPIE, 2001. Shen-En Qian, Optical Satellite Data Compression and Implementation, SPIE, 2013.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S

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