University of Technology Sydney

68606 Solid-state Science and Quantum Devices

6cp; 4.5 hpw: 2 hpw (workshop), 2.5 hpw (practical)
Requisite(s): 68413 Quantum Physics
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This subject provides an introduction to the quantum mechanics of electrons in solids and shows how the basic principles are used to guide the development of quantum and nanoscale devices which have technological applications. The subject has a substantial laboratory component which provides students with an opportunity to work with electronic and optical equipment.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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