Ph.D. Program in Physics
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: PhD

Speciality Requirements

Student must complete 36 credit hours
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
Radiation, EM waves scattering, special theory of relativistic electrodynamics.
3
Time-independent perturbation, time-dependent perturbation, quantized radiation and relativistic quantum mechanics, second quantization, feynman path integral.
3
Hydrogen spectra and hydrogen-like ions, multi-electron atoms, fine srtructure and relativistic corrections.
3
Theories in superconductors, properties of materials, solid surfaces properties, interaction of solids with nuclear radiations.
3
Complex analytical variables, integral equations, contour theories, fourier and Laplace transforms, introduction to group theory, linear integrals and applications in nuclear physics.
3
Change of state, transport coefficients, statistical groups, super fluidity, partition functions and Bose condensations, interacting statistical systems, ordered and disordered theories, quantum statistical mechanics.
422990 Comprehensive Exam 0
422999 Thesis 18

Speciality Optional Requirements

Student must complete 12 credit hours
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
Fluid mechanics, rigid body dynamics with modified shapes, strain and stress, small oscillations and waves.
3
Experimental techniques in particle physics, space – time symmetries, excited states and field theories, week nuclear interactions, strong nuclear interactions, quarks and gluons.
3
Linear accelerators, gamma ray spectroscopy, charged particles spectroscopy, synchrotron radiation and its applications, particle collisions.
3
Radiation detection and measurements, nuclear spectroscopy, scattering of radiations, biological and chemical effects of radiation, radiation protection, ionization chambers. Radiation and cancer.
3
Principles in electronic conduction, energy band theories in semiconductors, scattering of charge carriers in semiconductors and their recombination, light absorption in semiconductors, methods in preparation of semiconductor samples, physical properties of some semiconductors, noncrystalline semiconductors.
3
Classical field theory, Klein-Gordon and Dirac fields. Interacting fields, S-Matrix and Feynman diagrams, quantum electrodynamics.
3
Simple liquids, electronic systems, electronic bindings, one-dimensional electronic systems, two-dimensional electronic systems, transition and localization.
3
Important special topics in physics.
3
Important selected topics in physics.
3
Density functional theory, LDA and GGA approximations, introduction to FP-LMTO, FP-LAPW and applications.
3
Study important techniques in theoretical physics, different approximation methods in theoretical physics.
3
Measurements methods in nuclear physics, atomic physics, solid states and condensed matter.

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