- Code ENGN4613
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Physics
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Photonics, Physics, Engineering, Nuclear Physics
This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Sem 2 2021, however students are encouraged to attend on-campus activities if possible.
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the technologies that underly key components in a photonic sensing system;
- Know how to quantify and understand the effect of important parameters such as calibration, linearity and signal-to-noise;
- Design a simple topology for a sensing system by integrating key photonic components;
- Present the design, explain how the system works and communicate details of its performance and limitations.
- Assignments x 5 (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Laboratory (Includes a design project and in-class project presentation) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Exam (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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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 3 x 1 hour lectures per week and a total of 18 laboratory hours per semester (6 x 3 hour sessions).
• Approximately 76 hours of self directed study which will include preparation for lectures and other assessment tasks.
To be determined
Requisite and Incompatibility
First and second year physics
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5424||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||14 Sep 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||N/A|