|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject will discuss general principles of laser action, the properties of laser beams, some specific types of lasers, laser-based spectroscopic methods, laser photochemistry, ultrafast lasers, and lasers in mass spectrometry.
Intended learning outcomes
- Discuss the principles of laser action
- Identify the properties of lasers and what causes these properties
- Identify the properties of a laser best suited to various applications especially in a chemistry context
- Identify current and potential applications of lasers in chemistry.
- advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- an ability to evaluate the professional literature
- an understanding of the changing knowledge base
- a capacity to apply concepts developed in one area to a different context
- the ability to use conceptual models to rationalize experimental observations
Eligibility and requirements
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- At the 9-lecture mark each subject will be assessed by a written assignment of 1000 words during the subject (25%)
- 1.5 hour of examination after completion of the subject (this is seen as equivalent to 1500 words) (75%)
Dates & times
Principal coordinator Colette Boskovic Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours Total time commitment 85 hours Teaching period 29 July 2019 to 6 September 2019 Last self-enrol date 6 August 2019 Census date 9 August 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 30 August 2019 Assessment period ends 13 September 2019
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.