Perspectives on Physics (TFFM12)

 

Course Information

Supporting material:

Lecture note are send by e-mail to TFFM12

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL

  • Course Code:
    TFFM12Perspectives on Physics / Fysikaliska utblickar, Y, Yi, 2.0 p (Swedish credits)
  • Required Background:
    High school physics
  • Goal:
    The course will give an introduction to exciting research in physics at IFM. The course serves also as training in writing of a scientific report.
  • Organization:

The course will feature ten seminars (2 hours each) given by prominent researchers at IFM. Groups of three to four students will chose a particular seminar and will write a final report of 2-3 pages. The report should be written in English. The course is given in English.

STAFF

  • Instructor:
    Irina Buyanova, Professor
    Materials Science, Dept. of Physics (IFM)
    Office: E209, Fysikhuset
    Tel: 281745, E-mail: irb@ifm.liu.se

EXAMINATION

Required presence during 80% of the seminars as well as a written report. The report should be written in English. One report should be given from a group of 3-4 students who work together on the chosen topic.

Grade: Fail/Pass.

Vt01:

Occasion

Content

Lecturer

L1: Feb 01, 10-12,

 E328

Introduction to the course. Practical issues.

Modern physics and technology: first steps

Irina Buyanova

L2: Feb 07, 15-17, E328

Thermoelectrics - From beer can coolers to satellite power generators

Jan Stehr

L3: Feb 12, 15-17, E328

Organic electronics and spintronics

 

Mats Fahlman

 

L4: Feb 20, 15-17, E328

Quantum Light for future information technologies

Fredrik Karlsson

 

L5: Mar 1, 15-17, E328

The Bionic Canary: Interfacing Life and Electronics

A. Turner

 

Vt02: tentative

Occasion

Content

Lecturer

L6:

Molecules connecting on surfaces - a journey to the nanoscale with computers

 

Kvantprickar – Vad är det och till vad nytta?

Jonas Björk

 

 

Per-Olof Holtz

L7:

Carbon nanotubes and graphene – science fiction or technology of the future

Irina Buyanova

 

L8:

Plasma Physics: From Space to Laboratory

Oleksiy Vozniy

L9:

Röntgenspeglar; Materielvetenskap, optik och en resa I reciproka rymden för alt studera celler och svarta hål.

 

Nanowire sensing arrays - Can science beat a dog's nose?

Jens Birch

 

 

 

Jan Stehr

 

L10:

Electronic theory of solids: from quantum mechanics towards materials design

 

Spin electronics – electronics of the new millennium?

Igor Abrikosov

 

 

Weimin Chen

 

 

 

 


Till sidans topp

 

Informationsansvarig: Irina Buyanova     E-post: irb@ifm.liu.se    Telefon: 013-281745