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Winter Academic Term 2004 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Applied Physics


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Winter Academic Term 2004 (January 6 - April 30)


APPPHYS 514. Applied Physics Seminar.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Brad Orr (orr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (1-2). May be elected more than once for credit.

Credits: (1-2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Research presentations given by a mix of faculty, external lecturers, and students. The goal of the seminar is to promote awareness of forefront issues in applied physics and to provide for more interactions among participants in the Applied Physics program.

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APPPHYS 541 / EECS 541. Applied Quantum Mechanics II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Duncan G Steele (dst@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: APPPHYS 540. (3). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Continuation of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics. Advanced angular momentum theory, second quantization, non-relativistic quantum electrodynamics, advanced scattering theory, density matrix formalism, reservoir theory.

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APPPHYS 551 / PHYSICS 651 / EECS 539. Lasers.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Kim A Winick

Prerequisites: EECS 537 or 538. Graduate Standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Review of DTFT and digital filtering. Multirate filtering. Filter banks and subband decomposition of signals. Multiresolution subspaces. Wavelet scaling and basis functions and their design: Haar, Littlewood-Paley, Daubechies, Battle-Lemarie. Denoising and compression applications. Spectrogram, Wigner-Ville, Cohen's class of time-frequency distributions and their applications. I.

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APPPHYS 601 / PHYSICS 540. Advanced Condensed Matter.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): James W Allen (jwallen@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See PHYSICS 540.001.

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APPPHYS 611 / PHYSICS 611 / EECS 634. Nonlinear Optics.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Herbert Graves Winful

Prerequisites: EECS 537 or 538 or 530. Graduate standing. (3). May not be repeated for credit. CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Credits: (3).

Lab Fee: CAEN lab access fee required for non-Engineering students.

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Formalism of wave propagation in nonlinear media; susceptibility tensor; second harmonic generation and three-wave mixing; phase matching; third order nonlinearities and four-wave mixing processes; stimulated Raman and Brillouin scattering. Special topics: nonlinear optics in fibers, including solitons and self-phase modulation.

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APPPHYS 715. Independent Research.

[4 credits].

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director. Graduate Standing. (1-5). (INDEPENDENT). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Intended for individualized student non-thesis research under the supervision of Applied Physics faculty. Must be arranged with the faculty member and approved by the program.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Department

APPPHYS 990. Dissertation/Precandidate.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate Standing. (1-8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U."

Credits: (1-8).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.

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APPPHYS 995. Dissertation/Candidate.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate (Prerequisites enforced at registration). (8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit. This course has a grading basis of "S" or "U."

Credits: (8; 4 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

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