PHYS466: Physics at the Nanoscale
Carbon Nanotubes: Carbon allotropes; Synthesis and production techniques of carbon nanotubes. Physical properties of carbon nanotubes; Functionalisation, dispersion, separation, and characterisation of carbon nanotubes; Applications: Polymer- and metal-... |
PHYS410: Project Work
Students undertake a limited research project under supervision of a Senior Member. A final report is required. Students are expected to report on their findings at a departmental seminar. |

PHYS468: Introduction to Cosmology and Astrophysics
Modern view of the Universe, Astronomical nomenclature and conventions, Order of magnitude reasoning, Stars and Stellar evolution, Galaxies and Large-Scale structures. Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology. |
PHYS401: Seminar I
Students attend weekly seminars and present proposals for their research project. |

PHYS402: Seminar II
Students attend weekly seminars and report on their research findings. |
PHYS443: Physics of Large Systems II
Probability distribution functions; velocity distributions; distributions in phase space; transport phenomena; fluctuation; Statistical Mechanics; ensembles and distribution functions; entropy and ensembles; the micro-canonical ensemble; the canonical... |

PHYS446: Nuclear Physics II
Nuclear properties: nuclear sizes, masses, densities, and abundances; Nuclear models; nuclear reactions; nuclear fission and fusion; nuclear reactors |
PHYS447: Electronics II
Multivibrators (SR, D, JK and T-type flip-flops), Counters, Shift registers, Semiconductor memories, Introduction to Microprocessors and Microcomputers |

PHYS448: Particle Physics
Elementary particles and their interactions; hadrons and electrons, spin and anti-particles, conservation laws, quark model, field particles, electro-weak theory, standard model, grand unification theory |
PHYS449: Physics of Solids II
Lattice translation vectors, symmetry operations; types of lattices; simple crystal structures; crystal diffraction and the reciprocal lattice; Bragg's Law; reciprocal lattice vectors; Brillouin zones; Lattice vibrations; Lattice heat capacity; thermal... |