Production and detection of neutrons; introduction to polarization; production of polarized neutrons; polarized targets; neutron-induced reactions; applications in other fields. Prerequisites: PHYS 422, PHYS 501

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS501

Advanced topics selected for their current interest. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor

None

Radiative and non-radiative transittons; line broadening; optical wave-guides and resonators; resonator modes; oscillation and amplification; gain coefficient; rate equation analysis; semi-classical laser theory; density matrix formalism; lasing without population inversion; Q-switching, mode-locking and pulse compression; spectral narrowing.

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS501 Or PHYS501

Quantum mechanical equations of the light field and the atom; quantum mechanical Langevin equations; generalized Fokker-Planck equations; quantum coherence; single-mode operation on homogeneously and in homogeneously broadened transitions; phase-locking; multi-mode action; duke superradiance; photon counting; fluctuations; quantum chaos; squeezed light.

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS612 Or PHYS612

Band structure; statistical mechanics of electrons and holes; transport properties; optical properties; principle of junctions and heterojunctions; electron confinement; nanostructures; quantum well structures.

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS537 Or PHYS537

Advanced topics selected for their current research interest.

Advanced topics selected for their current research interest.

Advanced topics selected for their current research interest.

Advanced topics selected for their current research interest.

None

This course enables the students to submit his PhD Dissertation proposal and defend it in public. The student passes the course if the PhD Dissertation committee accepts the submitted dissertation report and upon successfully passing the Dissertation proposal public defense. The course grade can be NP, NF.

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS699*

**Co-Requisites:**
PHYS 699

None

**Pre-Requisites:**
PHYS711