PHYS313-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Advanced Electromagnetism and Materials

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


The development of the Maxwell equations in differential form. The propagation of electromagnetic waves in free space, dielectrics and conducting media, their behaviour at dielectric interfaces and their production from radiating sources. Advanced topics in modern materials science. Development of the electronic theory of solids leading to band-structure calculations and on to band-structure engineering in quantum architectures. Advanced semiconductor physics including devices in modern opto-electronics.


(1) PHYS206; (2) PHYS203 or CHEM211; (3) MATH103 or EMTH119 or MATH201. RP: MATH201


PHYS312, PHYS314, PHYS443

Recommended Preparation

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Mike Reid


Roger Reeves

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Physical & Chemical Sciences .

All PHYS313 Occurrences

  • PHYS313-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023