Photonics Honours 4310

Course code PHYS4310Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

The Honours program in Photonics is designed to give students an advanced understanding of modern Photonics, as well as exposure to the current research interests in Photonics within the School. Photonics Honours 4310 comprises lectures in four compulsory core topics - Quantum Mechanics, Solid State Physics, Electromagnetism and Photonics.

In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this compulsory course component in the course outline provided by the school.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate a range of communication skills including writing skills.

2. effectively solve problems by using research skills, new knowledge and computer skills.

3. demonstrate advanced knowledge in Photonics, Applied Photonics and Physics.
ContentQuantum Mechanics
Solid State Physics
Replacing Course(s)NA.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA BSc (Photonics) with a Credit grade average in at least 40 units of 3000 level courses.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
Essays / Written Assignments
Contact HoursLecture: for 60 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Course ComponentWHS-Safety Induction or Risk Assessment. Compulsory Course Component: In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory safety induction.
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PHYS4310