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:
5
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 2022.
Course frequency: On demand.
First time: 2012H
Preferential right:
The course is only for students in photonics
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.
Syllabus:
Selected topics on PhD level
Prerequisites:
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
Assessment:
Students present topics, and it is the presentation that are the basis for assessment.
Nominal workload:
40 hours colloquiums 210 hours own work
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Some years FYS401 with 10ECTS. Contact course responsible for information.
Type of course:
The will be colloquiums of 2 hours, 2 times a week, in total 10 weeks.
Examiner:
An external sensor examins the overheads produced by the students for the presentation of their topics.
Examination details: Oral exam: Passed / Failed