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FFY171 - Physics
Owner: TDATA
10,0 Credits (ECTS 15)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 0704 - Experimental physics

Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0196 Examination 3,0 c Grading: TH   3,0 c    
0296 Examination 4,0 c Grading: TH   4,0 c    
0396 Examination 3,0 c Grading: TH   3,0 c    

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Electromagnetic fields, quantum physics andsemiconductor physics play an important role in the world of today. The three courses in physics give the fundamental knowledge in these
fields plus a basic understanding of the components important in electronic cicuits.
A - Electromagnetic fields:
The course gives knowledge of electric and magnetic fields and electromagnetic fields. Electromagnetic wave phenomena such as reflection, refraction and interference are studied in optival applications.

B - Quantum physics and statistical physics:
The course gives an introduction to quantum physics and applications in atomic, statistical and solid state physics.

Del C - Solid state electronics:
The course aims at:
- understanding of the basic properties of
semiconductors, development of models to understand the behaviour of semiconductor components.
- analysis and modelling of different basic semiconductor components.
- to give an oerview of microelectronics and processing


Part A - Electromagnetic Fields:
Electric field and its relation to electric charge, potential and voltage. Concept of capacitance. Magnetic field and its relation to current. Concept of electric resistance. Concept of inductance. Electromagnetic waves. Maxwell s equations in simple geometries. Reflection, refraction resonance and interference of electromagnetic waves in connection with optical applications.


Part A - Electromagnetic Fields:
Serway & Beichner: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (Fifth Edition, Saunders College Publishing 2000)


Part A - Electromagnetic Fields:
Written examination with a focus on problem solving at the end of the course.

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