ADVANCED PHYSICS OF QUANTUM MATTER
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will apply fundamental quantum physics to predict and explain the electronic and thermal properties of condensed matter. You will master mathematical and computational tools, which will allow you to solve difficult problems in quantum matter to a professional standard. This subject is available to postgraduate students as part of a group of physics electives that provides excellent preparation for a research degree.
Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Schenk
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: SZHSMN, SMNT or PSMSC
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
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Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Schenk
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
WorkShopWeek: 11 - 22
Six 3.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
2-hour end of semester exam (2000 word equiv)
|Central exam||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2|
Four written assignments (2400 words in total)Solutions to short essay questions comprising both analytical and numerical (computational) solutions.
|Assignment||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO5|
One report on a research problem (1200 words)
|Report||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|