Study programme 2020-2021Français
Spectroscopies instrumentales : techniques et applications
Programme component of Master's in Physics à la Faculty of Science

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CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-SCPHYS-029-MOptional UEQUINET PascalS888 - Physique atomique et astrophysique
  • QUINET Pascal

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français150150044.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
S-PHYS-106Instrumental Spectroscopy: Techniques and Applications1501500Q1100.00%
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.
  • Grow personally and professionally.
    • Present the appropriate knowledge and skills to the teaching profession in upper secondary school (for students in the teaching sector); present the appropriate knowledge and skills for professions using the skills of physicists (and other) in different sectors of society (for everyone).
    • 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.
    • Apply their knowledge, understanding and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments and in multidisciplinary contexts related to physical sciences.

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of this course, the student should be able to describe the main spectroscopic techniques and to give applications in different areas such as astrophysics, metrology, material science, biology, chemistry, environment, medicine, ...

Content of UE

- Basic principles of spectroscopy
- Spectroscopic instruments
- Microwave spectroscopy
- Infrared spectroscopy
- Laser spectroscopy
- Raman spectroscopy
- Synchrotron spectroscopy
- Electronic spectroscopy
- Recent developments
- Applications

Prior Experience

Basic concepts in atomic and molecular physics.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Presentation of one chapter of the course (chosen in agreement with the lecturer)

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Presentation of one chapter of the course (chosen in agreement with the lecturer)

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Presentation and/or works

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Presentation of one chapter of the course (chosen in agreement with the lecturer)

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Préparations, travaux, recherches d'information

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-106Copies of book chapters.

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
S-PHYS-106Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
S-PHYS-106W. Demtröder, Atoms, Molecules and Photons, Springer-Verlag (2010)

W. Demtröder, Laser Spectroscopy, Vol.2, Springer-Verlag (2008)

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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