Physics: Third Year Courses

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BIOPHYS 3S03: Soft Condensed Matter Physics

Soft materials include polymers, liquid crystals, surfactants and colloids. The course will cover structure, dynamics, phase transitions and self-assembly, and discuss applications and links to the life sciences. [3 units]

MEDPHYS 3C03: Operational Health Physics – Laboratory & Communication

Six practical Health Physics operational exercises are undertaken. These include survey instruments, surveys of radiation fields, contamination surveys, air sampling for radioactivity, radiation dosimetry and radiological incident response. Each topic is introduced, followed by laboratory work and then students report on their findings. [3 units]