- Code PHYS8015
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Physics
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Physics
- Areas of interest Physics
This course cannot be entirely adjusted for remote particpation in Sem 1 2021 and will include on-campus activities.
This is a laboratory course to provide students with hands-on experience in working with photonics components, devices and instruments. These experiments are designed to reinforce theoretical concepts introduced in fibre optic communications, waveguide sensing, as well as biophotonics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Work with photonics components, devices and systems
- Critically analyse and report on advanced level laboratory experimentation and measurement.
- Be able to perform basic background and literature research relevant to experimental subject to obtain technical insight.
- 12 experimental log entries (40) [LO 1,2]
- 3 X 20-page lab reports (60) [LO 1,2,3]
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The expected workload will consist of approximately 130 hours throughout the semester including:
• Face-to face component which may consist of 1 x 1 hour weekly group meeting with a demonstrator.
• Approximately 118 hours of self directed study for students to allocate independently to include lab work and group meetings.
To be determined
Requisite and Incompatibility
Laboratory manual and suggested reading within. Also background reading in literature survey.
Two semesters of university level mathematics for physicists and engineers; two semesters of first year university advanced level physics
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