• Offered by Physics Education Centre
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Jong Chow
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course ENGN4613
  • Offered in Second Semester 2017
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This course will cover the application of photonics outside of the telecommunications applications (covered in ENGN4513) and includes fundamental knowledge of a wide range of photonic sensors and instruments.  These technologies find applications in architecture, astronomy, automotive, aerospace and structural health (bridges, ships), as well as the increasing use of photonics in medical procedures and diagnostics including endoscopy, laser therapy and dosimetry.  Laboratory work covers both hands-on, fibre-based experiments and software simulations.

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Explain the operation of sensor systems
2. Explain the use of fibres in medicine and nanophotonics
3. Quantify the above.

Indicative Assessment

Assignments (20%); Labs (30%); Final Exam (50%)

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Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed PHYS2017. Incompatible with ENGN4613.

Assumed Knowledge

Physics to the level of first and second year level in Bachelor of Science of Bachelor of Engineering

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7994 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person

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