PHYS323-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Laser Physics and Modern Optics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024

Description

The aim of this course is to discuss the physics of the atom-radiation interaction, optical materials, laser physics as well as quantum and non-linear optics with particular reference to key topical applications such as femtosecond lasers and non-linear spectroscopy.

Prerequisites

1) PHYS203; (2) PHYS206; (3) MATH103 or MATH109 or EMTH119 or MATH201. RP: PHYS205, MATH201

Restrictions

Recommended Preparation

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 12 May
20 May - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 241
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Examination and Formal Tests

Test
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Link 309 Lecture Theatre 13 May - 19 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Jon-Paul Wells

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Exam 45%
Homework 40%
Test 15%

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* 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 PHYS323 Occurrences

  • PHYS323-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024