- Optical Propagation and optical elements.
- Photo detectors and photo detection.
- Electronic transmission and electronic noise.
- Photo-detector front ends.
- Control theory.
- Philip Hobbs, "Building Electro-Optical Systems – making it all work"
- Ogata, “Modern control theory”
- Jenkins and White “Fundamentals of optics”; Born and Wolf “Principles of Optics” for aberrations and lenses.