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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
APPPHYS 514 — Applied Physics Seminar
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Clarke,Roy; homepage

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 2

Seminar designed to familiarize students with current research problems.

All first, second, and third year Applied Physics graduate students are required to enroll in this weekly seminar course.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

APPPHYS 541 — Applied Quantum Mechanics II
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Steel,Duncan G; homepage

WN 2007
Credits: 3

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

Advisory Prerequisite: APPPHYS 540.

APPPHYS 552 — Fiber Optical Communications
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Islam,Mohammed Nazrul

WN 2007
Credits: 3

Principles of fiber optical communications and networks. Point-to-point systems and shared medium networks. Fiber propagation including attenuation, dispersion and nonlinearities. Topics covered include erbium-doped amplifiers, Bragg and ong period gratings, fiber transmission based on solitons and non-return-to-zero, and time- and wavelength-division-multiplexed networks.

Advisory Prerequisite: EECS 434 or 538. Permission of instructor.

APPPHYS 601 — Advanced Condensed Matter
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Sander,Leonard M; homepage

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: BS

A unified description of equilibrium condensed matter theory (using Green's functions); critical phenomena, Anderson localization and correlated electron theory.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

APPPHYS 611 — Nonlinear Optics
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Winful,Herbert Graves

WN 2007
Credits: 3

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: EECS 537 or 538 or 530. Graduate standing.

APPPHYS 644 — Advanced Atomic Physics
Section 001, LEC

WN 2007
Credits: 3

This is an advanced graduate course on the principles of quantum control in AMO Physics. Topics include: Time-dependent methods in quantum mechanics; Wave packet propagation; Quantum-classical correspondence; Optimal control theory; Two-field coherent control; Ultrafast (femtosecond) control; Strong field control; Decoherence and loss of control; Quantum control and quantum information; Attosecond processes in atoms and molecules; Adaptive learning algorithms; Principal control analysis; and other similar topics as time permits. This course will discuss research methods in control theory and experiments, as well as applications and perspectives.

Principles of the Quantum Control of Molecular Processes (Hardcover) by Paul W. Brumer, Moshe Shapiro

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: A Time-Dependent Perspective (Hardcover) by David Tannor

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

APPPHYS 672 — Plasma and Controlled Fusion II
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Lau,Yue Ying

WN 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: BS

Waves in non-uniform plasmas, magnetic shear; absorption, reflection, and tunneling gradient-driven microinstabilities; BGK mode and nonlinear Landau damping; macroscopic instabilities and their stabilization; non-ideal MHD effects.

Advisory Prerequisite: NERS 571.

APPPHYS 674 — High Intensity Laser-Plasma Interactions
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Krushelnick,Karl Michael

WN 2007
Credits: 3

Coupling of intense electromagnetic radiation to electrons and collective modes in time-dependent and equilibrium plasmas, ranging from underdense to solid-density. Theory, numerical models and experiments in laser fusion, x-ray lasers, novel electron accelerators and nonlinear optics.

Advisory Prerequisite: NERS 471, 571 and Graduate standing. Permission of instructor.

APPPHYS 715 — Independent Research
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 4

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.

Advisory Prerequisite: Permission of Program Director. Graduate standing.

APPPHYS 990 — Dissertation/Precandidate
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 1 — 8

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

Advisory Prerequisite: Election for dissertation work.

APPPHYS 995 — Dissertation/Candidate
Section 001, IND

WN 2007
Credits: 8

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.

Enforced Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate

 
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