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[http://www.media.mit.edu/nanoscale/courses/BE309/private/readings/strang.pdf Fourier Transforms.]</p>  [http://www.media.mit.edu/nanoscale/courses/BE309/private/readings/strang.pdf Fourier Transforms.]</p>  
<p>[http://www.media.mit.edu/nanoscale/courses/BE309/private/readings/FFTreference.pdf FFT reference material]</p>  <p>[http://www.media.mit.edu/nanoscale/courses/BE309/private/readings/FFTreference.pdf FFT reference material]</p>  
+  <p>[[Media:20309_tutorial_2.pdfTutorial 1: Overview of Fourier Transforms]]<br>  
+  [[Media:Sampling_example.pdfTutorial 2: Sampling and Aliasing]]</p>  
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<p><b>Mon, Oct. 1  Fri, Oct. 5</b><br>  <p><b>Mon, Oct. 1  Fri, Oct. 5</b><br>  
  +  <u>Lab manual for weeks 2  4: [[Media:20.309mod1.pdfMeasuring DNA Melting Curves]]</u>.<br>  
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wrap up DNA melting curve measurements</p>  wrap up DNA melting curve measurements</p>  
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<p><b>Readings</b><br>  <p><b>Readings</b><br>  
  +  <p>Onepage handout, with a few [[Media:convclar.pdf convolution clarification examples]].</p>  
  when doing spectral analysis.  +  <p>A helpful link that discusses [http://www.dsptutor.freeuk.com/analyser/guidance.html#leakage spectral leakage] 
  +  when doing spectral analysis.</p>  
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(Columbus Day Weekend)</i></b> </p>  (Columbus Day Weekend)</i></b> </p>  
<p><b>Wednesday, Oct. 11  Friday, Oct. 13</b><br>  <p><b>Wednesday, Oct. 11  Friday, Oct. 13</b><br>  
  +  <p> AFM alignment and calibration, AFM imaging I </p>  
+  <p>AFM imaging II; force spectroscopy </p>  
<p><u>Lab manual for weeks 46: [[Media:20309f06mod2.pdfThe Atomic Force Microscope]]</u></p>  <p><u>Lab manual for weeks 46: [[Media:20309f06mod2.pdfThe Atomic Force Microscope]]</u></p>  
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<p><b>Readings</b><br>  <p><b>Readings</b><br>  
  
  
  
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<p><font color=#aa0000>LAB REPORT #1 ([[Media:20.309mod1.pdfMeasuring DNA Melting Curves]]) DUE</font></p>  <p><font color=#aa0000>LAB REPORT #1 ([[Media:20.309mod1.pdfMeasuring DNA Melting Curves]]) DUE</font></p>  
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<p><b>Monday, Oct. 16  Friday Oct. 20</b><br>  <p><b>Monday, Oct. 16  Friday Oct. 20</b><br>  
Thermal fluctuations of microcantilevers: Boltzmann's constant experiment</p>  Thermal fluctuations of microcantilevers: Boltzmann's constant experiment</p>  
  <p><u>Lab manual for weeks  +  <p><u>Lab manual for weeks 5  7: [[Media:20309f06mod2.pdfThe Atomic Force Microscope]]</u></p> 
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Revision as of 16:21, 28 August 2007
WEEK  LECTURES & RECITATIONS  LAB  READINGS & ASSIGNMENTS 
Electronics


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Thu, Sep. 6 Fri, Sep. 7 (LECTURE) 

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Tue, Sep. 11 Thu, Sep. 13 Fri, Sep. 14 (RECITATION) 
Mon, Sep. 10  Fri, Sep. 14 
Readings Impedance, frequency response, filters. This brief introduction to diodes will be helpful for working on the labs this week. 
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Tue, Sep. 18 Thu, Sep. 20 Fourier series & integrals; Fourier transform (continuous & discrete) Fri, Sep. 21 (RECITATION) MATLAB tutorial and Lab Report Guidelines 
Mon, Sep. 18  Fri, Sep. 22 
Readings Operational amplifiers. Matlab Tutorial file 1 (the basics) Matlab Tutorial file 2 (curve fitting, etc.)
HOMEWORK SET 1, DUE. 
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Tue, Sep. 25 Thu, Sep. 27 Fri, Sep. 28 
NO LAB MONDAY SEP. 24 Tue, Sep. 25  Fri, Sep. 28 
Readings Tutorial 1: Overview of Fourier Transforms 
Mechanics


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Tue, Oct. 2 Thu, Oct. 4 Fri, Oct. 5 (RECITATION) 
Mon, Oct. 1  Fri, Oct. 5 
Readings A helpful link that discusses spectral leakage when doing spectral analysis. 
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NO LECTURE TUESDAY, OCT. 10 Thursday, Oct. 12 
NO LAB MONTUE Wednesday, Oct. 11  Friday, Oct. 13 AFM imaging II; force spectroscopy Lab manual for weeks 46: The Atomic Force Microscope 
Readings LAB REPORT #1 (Measuring DNA Melting Curves) DUE 
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Tuesday, Oct. 17 Thursday, Oct. 19 
Monday, Oct. 16  Friday Oct. 20 Lab manual for weeks 5  7: The Atomic Force Microscope 
Lab Exercise on Sampling and Aliasing
HOMEWORK SET 2, due Wednesday, 10/11 by 12:00 noon. Thursday, Oct. 19 (in class) 
Optics


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Tuesday, Oct. 24 Thursday, Oct. 26 
Monday, Oct. 23  Friday, Oct. 27 
Readings Image Processing Readings (from Gonzalez & Woods): 
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Tuesday, Oct. 31 Thursday, Nov. 2 
Monday, Oct. 30  Friday, Nov. 3 
LAB REPORT #2 (The Atomic Force Microscope) due Monday, Oct. 30 by 12:00 noon.

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Tuesday, Nov. 7 Thursday, Nov. 9 
Monday, Nov. 6  Friday, Nov. 9 NO LAB FRIDAY NOV. 10 
Readings HOMEWORK SET 3.5 (PMT & photon counting) due Tuesday, Nov. 7 in class. 
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Tuesday, Nov. 14 Thursday, Nov. 16 
Monday, Nov. 13  Friday, Nov. 17 
Thursday, Nov. 16 @ 8:00pm – Room 56614 
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Tuesday, Nov. 21 NO LECTURE THURSDAY, NOV. 23 
Monday, Nov. 20  Wednesday, Nov. 24 Papers referenced in the lab manual: NO LAB THUFRI 
MATLAB scripts for calculating MSD and G* Three papers about peacock feathers: 
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Tuesday, Nov. 28 Thursday, Nov. 30 
Monday, Nov. 27  Wednesday, Nov. 29 Wednesday, Nov. 29  Friday, Dec. 1 Preprint of AJP paper by Appleyard et al. on the 20.309 traps. 
Thursday, Nov. 30 @ 8:00pm – Room 56614 
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Tuesday, Dec. 5 Thursday, Dec. 7 
Monday, Dec. 4  Wednesday Dec. 6 Thursday, Dec. 7  Friday, Dec. 8 
LAB REPORT #3 (Fluorescence Microscope) due Monday, Dec. 4, by 12:00 noon. 
14  Tuesday, Dec. 12 Thursday, Dec. 14 
Monday, Dec. 11  Wednesday, Dec. 13 
LAB REPORT #4 (Optical Trapping) due Monday, Dec. 11, by 12:00 noon. Tuesday, Dec. 12 (in class) 