PHYS313-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

Advanced Electromagnetism and Materials

15 points
15 Jul 2019 - 10 Nov 2019


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

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 West 701 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 West 701 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 West 701 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course links

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $883.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST 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 on the department and colleges page.

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