2017 Advanced Special Topics in Physics VI

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Physics
Instructor(s)
Izawa Koichi  Koga Akihisa  Hirahara Toru  Takeuchi Kazumasa 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Undecided ()  
Group
-
Course number
PHY.P655
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

【This course is to be given in English.】
This is the intensive course covering the up-to-date physics topic which is specialized by the lecturer. The lecture is for master course students.
State-of-the-art topics in physics specialized by the lecturer are explained in detail. The specific field are explained in detail which are not usually covered by the normal lectures.

Student learning outcomes

The doctoral course students are expected to fully understand the contents. The students are expected to solve the problems provided by the lecturer.

Keywords

The intensive course, State-of-the-art physics researches.

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

The lecture is given in a form of intensive course.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Experiment1 (strongly correlated systems) Koichi Izawa Explain quantum phenomena in strongly correlated systems
Class 2 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Experiment2 (strongly correlated systems) Koichi Izawa Explain quantum phenomena in strongly correlated systems
Class 3 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Theory1 (strongly correlated systems) Akihisa Koga Explain quantum phenomena in strongly correlated systems
Class 4 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Theory2 (strongly correlated systems) Akihisa Koga Explain quantum phenomena in strongly correlated systems
Class 5 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Experiment3 (Dirac electrons) Toru Hirahara Explain the peculiar properties of Dirac electrons in solids
Class 6 Frontiers in condensed matter physics: Experiment3 (Dirac electrons) Toru Hirahara Explain the peculiar properties of Dirac electrons in solids
Class 7 Physics of absorbing-state transitions: theory (Takeuchi) Derive scaling relations of critical exponents for absorbing-state transitions.
Class 8 Physics of absorbing-state transitions: experiments (Takeuchi) Describe what universality class (if any) characterizes each experimental example of an absorbing-state transition and explain why.

Textbook(s)

Takeuchi: no textbook
Izawa: no textbook
Hirahara: no textbook
Koga: no textbook

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Takeuchi: Hinrichsen, Adv. Phys. 49, 815 (2000); K. A. Takeuchi, BUTSURI 70, 599 (2015)
Izawa: Course materials/textbooks is provided during class.
Hirahara: Course materials/textbooks will be provided during class.
Koga: not in particular

Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluation will be based on report and attendance.

Related courses

  • PHY.P650 : Advanced Special Topics in Physics I
  • PHY.P652 : Advanced Special Topics in Physics III
  • PHY.P654 : Advanced Special Topics in Physics V

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisite

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