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Dphil in Physics

Introduction

The department of physics offers a programme leading to Doctor of Philosophy degree in Physics. The programme is offered by elective (or specialization) courses, examinations and thesis in the fields of photovoltaics, condensed matter physics, superconductivity and theoretical physics.

Objectives The objectives of the programme:

  • To enable the candidates to acquire an adequate understanding of the principles of physics and to contribute to the advancement of this subject.
  • To enable the candidates to conduct an original investigation (or research) leading to thesis work.

Course Schedules, Codes and Titles


First year First Semester

Code

Title

Units

PHY 811

Mathematical Physics

3

PHY 812

Quantum mechanics

3

PHY 813

Electrodynamics

3

PHY814

Statistical Mechanics

3

Second Semester

Code

Title

Units

TWO 900

series Electives

8

(Supervisor may demand for more courses)

PHY 990

Research proposal

7

Second Year

Code

Title

Units

PHY 990

Thesis work

15

Third Year

Code

Title

Units

PHY 990

Thesis work

15

Elective

Code

Title

Units

PHY 910

Second Quantization and Many Body Techniques I

4

PHY 911

Second Quantization and Many Body Techniques II

4

(PHY 910 prerequisite)

PHY 912

Statistical Mechanics II

4

PHY 913

Quantum Theory of Solids

4

PHY 914

Theory of Superfluidity

4

PHY 915

Theory of Superconductivity

4

PHY 916

Semiconductor Devices

4

PHY 917

Optical and Photovoltaic Phenomena in Semiconductors

4

PHY 916 (prerequisite)

PHY 918

Properties of Modern Materials

4

PHY 919

Fourier Optics

4

PHY 920

Laser Physics

4

PHY 921

Vacuum Techniques and Thin films

4

PHY 922

Plasma related processes

4

PHY 923

Semiconductor Technologies

4

PHY 924

Microprocessors in Physics

4

PHY 925

Physics and Applications of Semiconductor Nanostructure

4

PHY 926

Nuclear forces and binding energy

4

PHY 927

Nuclear many-body theory and diagram techniques

4

PHY 928

Nuclear shell theory

4

PHY 929

Nuclear collective model

4

     
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