lphy2273  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

6 credits
45.0 h + 15.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
First part : Cryophysics Introduction Cryogenic liquids Properties of materials at low temperature Cooling Thermometry Low temperature experiments Second part : Superconductivity 1. Main experimental phenomena associated to the superconducting state 2. Theoretical models of superconductivity 3. Macroscopic quantum phenomena in superconductors 4. Mesoscopic superconductivity (superconducting thin films, nanowires and dots) 5. Main applications of superconductivity Lab demonstrations and experimental aspects
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Provide the physical background cryogenic systems and related low temperature physics. Overview of the main physical phenomena asociated to superconductivity in solids and nanostructures; link with the main applications of superconductors.
 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Prerequisite: basic knowledge in physics of condensed matter (for instance : PHY 2342 ou MAPR 1492) Support : slides, textbook, notes
Bibliography
  • Notes de cours sur moodle
Teaching materials
  • Notes de cours sur moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Physical Engineering
6

Master [120] in Chemical and Materials Engineering
6

Master [120] in Physics
6