Course detail

Physical Laboratory III

FSI-TR3Acad. year: 2019/2020

The course proceeds knowledge and experience of students gained in Physical laboratories I course and Physical laboratories II course.
The course is intended as a practical introduction to the measurement of advanced topics from the field of electricity, magnetism, electrical engineering, optoelectronics, nuclear physics, vacuum physics, semiconductor physics and spectroscopy.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to practically use basic physical principles to explain behaviour of different systems. Students will receive practical skills when detecting particle beams and measuring their parameters. They will master the theory of spectroscopic methods, measurement of semiconductor characteristics, as well as diffraction of electromagnetic waves.

Prerequisites

General physics II (electricity and magnetism). Students are expected to have the following knowledge and skills when they begin the course: a) mathematics: ability to solve mathematical problems up to the level of differential and integral equations, b) physics: active solution of problems in fields of electromagnetism, solid-state physics and statistical physics. Ability to compile a mathematical description of physical problems.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KUČÍRKOVÁ, A. - NAVRÁTIL, K.: Fyzikální měření I
S. Průša: Materiály pro přípravu k Fyzikálnímu praktiku III. Elektronický studijní text, Brno 2016. http://physics.fme.vutbr.cz/ufi.php?Action=0&Id=159
Halliday,D., Resnick,R., Walker,J.: Fyzika. VUTIUM, 2014

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is based on individual experimental activity at laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Each student will work out a report regarding his/her results and measurement related to each twelve missions. The reports are evaluated by course leader. Graded-course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having achieved at least three quarters of the maximum number of points. Student’s knowledge are checked by entrance communication with course leader. Student with deficient level of knowledge will be expel from the laboratory and his name marked in the list of results. In this way the number of marked expels is registered and certainly limited.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course curriculum is identical to the list of the experiments.

Aims

The aim of the cource is to practice and deepen basic principles of modern physics. The process is based on individual experimental work with the selected experimental apparatus.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at laboratories is monitored by teacher. Missed lesson may be compensated by the agreement with the teacher. There will be a space booked for the completion of the missing and defective measurements at the middle and end of the course.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-FIN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

labs and studios

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Specific charge of the electron (Electron movement in magnetic field).
Stefan-Boltzmann's law of radiation (Black body radiation).
Excitation energy of free Ne atoms (Franck-Hertz experiment with Neon).
Feromagnetic hysteresis (Hysteresis curve).
Electron diffraction (difraction of the electron in the graphite).
Line emission spectra (One electron and two electron spectra).
Photoelectric effect (evaluation of the Planck's constant).
Sollar cell characteristics (optimalisation of the gained energy).
Elementary charge (Millikan experiment).
Hall effect in semiconductor (evaluation of the magnetic field).

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