- Code PHYS3051
- Unit Value 6 units
The micro-photonics part of the course will cover the application of optical fibres outside of the telecommunications applications (covered in PHYS3060) and includes architecture, astronomy a wide range of fibre sensors, and applications in architecture, astronomy, automotive, aerospace and structural health (bridges, ships). Bio-Photonics will cover the increasing use of fibre optics in medical procedures and diagnostics including endoscopy, laser therapy and dosimetry. The nano-photonics part of the course will include carbon wires, lithography, photonic crystals, and nanofibres and devices. Laboratory work covers both hands-on, fibre-based experiments and software simulations.
Note: if required, this course is also available as ENGN4613
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
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.
Assessment will be based on:
- Assignments (20% in total; LO 1-3)
- Labs (30%; LO 1-3)
- Exam (50%; LO 1-3)
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30 lectures, 8 tutorials and 24 hours laboratory sessions
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgePHYS2016 and PHYS2017
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7720||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|