News & Events


This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on November 18, 2009 3:30 AM.

The previous post in this blog was MS Defense - Nestor Valdes.

The next post in this blog is PhD Defense - Nathan Kurtz.

Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the archives.

Powered by
Movable Type 3.34

« MS Defense - Nestor Valdes | Main | PhD Defense - Nathan Kurtz »

Seminar: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 3:30 p.m.

History and Optics of 3D Movies
Dr. Todd Pittman
University of Maryland Baltimore County

The 3-D movie experience has improved quite a bit since the “golden era” of the 1950’s…the special effects are now so realistic that you are almost guaranteed to spill your popcorn when the monster jumps off the screen! In this talk I will review the basic operating principles of modern 3-D movie systems, which are built upon the clever use of a few key concepts from undergraduate optics.

Location: Physics Bldg., room 401