PHYS313

Advanced Electromagnetism and Materials

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS

Occurrences

Description

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.

Pre-requisites

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

Restrictions

PHYS312, PHYS314, PHYS443

Recommended Preparation