Module Identifier PH34020  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Rudolf Winter  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Professor Geraint Vaughan, Dr James Whiteway  
Pre-Requisite Available to year 3 MPhys students only  
Course delivery Laboratory   88 Hours 22 laboratory sessions (4 hours each)  
Assessment Course work     100%  

Module description

The MPhys course is designed for students wishing to follow a career in industrial or university research. MPhys modules are taken to a greater depth than BSc modules. In addition, in year 4, there is a substantial project undertaken, working with one of the Department's Research Groups. This module aims to prepare students for these by introducing them to advanced techniques, both theoretical and experimental, which will be needed to enable them to obtain the maximum benefit from their year 4 modules.

Learning outcomes

After taking this module students should be able to:

Outline syllabus

Students will perform three experiments out of the following:

Reading Lists

** Recommended Consultation
A.P French, E.F. Taylor. An Introduction to Quantum Physics. ISBN 0177710802
T E Jenkins. Optical Sensing and Signal Processing Techniques. Prentice-Hall ISBN 0136381073