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SPIM Optics 101

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This set of pages is intended to assemble a short introduction to the necessary principles of optics that allow you to understand how a SPIM works. This should also help when building, modifying or aligning a SPIM. It is distributed over several subpages, each covering a special topic:

  1. SPIM Optics 101/Theoretical basics: Introduces basics of optics (geometric optic, gaussian beams, ...)
    1. Geometric Optics
    2. Gaussian Beams
  2. SPIM Optics 101/Practical Hints: gives general hints and tips, when setting up optics.
  3. Laser Safety