Study programme 2020-2021Français
Compléments d'astrophysique atomique : processus atomiques dans les plasmas astrophysiques
Programme component of Master's in Physics à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-SCPHYS-007-MOptional UEPALMERI PatrickS888 - Physique atomique et astrophysique
  • PALMERI Patrick

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français15000044.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-PHYS-152Complements of atomic astrophysics: atomic processes in astrophysical plasmas150000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Master expertise.
    • Have developed the knowledge and skills acquired in the previous cycle to a level that extends beyond the Bachelor's course in Physics, and which provides the basis for the development and implementation of original ideas in a professional context.
    • Have acquired knowledge and a thorough understanding of specialist areas of physics in connection with mathematics and/or advanced laboratory practices required for these sectors.
    • Have reached a level of knowledge and skill giving them access to the third cycle of the study programme / doctoral studies (only for two-year Master courses).
  • Provide clear and accurate information.
    • Share their knowledge and findings clearly and back them up rationally to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Collaborate and work in a team.
    • Have developed practical skills in physics through practical sessions in the laboratory and sessions during which they have worked individually and in groups.
  • Grow personally and professionally.
    • Have developed the skills that will enable them to continue to acquire knowledge independently.
  • Have a creative and rigorous scientific approach
    • Gather and interpret relevant scientific data and critically analyse it, distinguising working hypotheses of proven facts.

Learning Outcomes of UE

knowledges on the modeling of  atomic processes involved in astrophysical plasmas

Content of UE

Atomic structure
Atomic processes
Radiative transition
Electron-ion collision
Electron-ion recombination
Electron impact ionization
Inner-shell processes

Prior Experience

to have acquired the experiences of the 1st cycle in physics, in particular the basic knowledges in astronomy and astrophysics, and in atomic physics.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral Examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-152copy of the slides

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-152Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-PHYS-152'Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy', A. K. Pradhan & S. N. Nahar (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
'Atomic and Molecular Processes: an R-Matrix Approach', Editors P. G. Burke & K. A. Berrington (IOP Publsihing Ltd, 1993)
'Relativistic Quantum Theory of Atoms and Molecules: Theory and Computation', I. P. Grant (Springer, 2007)
'The Theory of Atomic Structure and Spectra', R. D. Cowan (University of California Press, 1981) 

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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