ADVANCED PHYSICS OF QUANTUM MATTER
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students explore fundamental quantum physics and its application to understanding the electronic and thermal properties of matter. Students develop their experimental and computational skills with a range of laboratory experiments. This unit is available to postgraduate students as part of a group of electives which deepen their knowledge of physics and introduce research-related skills.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorChris Pakes
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Approval from the Department of Physics adviser of studies
Incompatible subjects PHY3SCA, PHY3SCB, PHY3PQM
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChris Pakes
Two 3.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|3-hour Exam comprising short-answer questions||Students must pass the laboratory and tutorial component to pass the unit||60|
|5 assignments comprising approximately 5 pages of mathematical solutions, including diagrams||20|
|One report on research problem (3000 words)||10|
|Two oral reports on laboratory activities||3|
|Two written reports on laboratory activities (approx 1500 words each)||7|