Course code FYS401

FYS401 Optical effects in solids

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Course responsible: Achim Kohler
Teachers: Cecilia Marie Futsæther
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel. The course is taught every second year. The course will will be taught next time in 2020.
Course frequency: On demand.
First time: 2012H
Preferential right:
The course is only for students in photonic
Course contents:
The course will cover selected topics within the field of modern optics.   
Learning outcome:
To obtain theoretical knowledge in the field of modern optics. To be able to present to present topics from this field orally. 
Learning activities:
The course consists of students¿ presentations of selected topics and project work. The students give oral presentations of selected topics in colloquia. In addition, the students perform a project work in the course of the semester. The topics for the projects will be adjusted to the students¿ background. The projects will be presented orally.
Teaching support:
The teacher will be present during the colloquiums and available for supervising the project work.
Selected topics on PhD level
The course will be adjusted to the students bakground. Both PhD students with a physics, chemistry, biology background or similar background will be eligible.
Recommended prerequisites:
Students with a physics, chemistry, biology background or similar background will be eligible.
Mandatory activity:
Colloquiums and project work
Students present topics, and it is the presentation that are the basis for assessment.
Nominal workload:
40 hours colloquiums 260 hours own work
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
The will be colloquiums of 2 hours, 2 times a week, in total 10 weeks.
An external sensor examins the overheads produced by the students for the presentation of their topics.
Examination details: Oral exam: Passed / Failed