Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

4c

Incompatible

PHYS4060 or PHYS7060 or PHYS4090 or PHYS7090 or PHYS4055

Prerequisite

PHYS3040

Recommended companion

Restricted

Permission of Head of School

Assessment methods

Assignment, Reports, Oral presentation, Examination

Course coordinator

Dr Joel Corney (corney@physics.uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course provides an introduction to the physics of lasers, atom-light interactions, and the quantization of the electromagnetic field. The implications for the conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics and nonclassical effects which arise will be considered.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile