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Physics 605: Computational Electrodynamics And Nanophotonics

 

Course Outline


General physics: Maxwell’s equations, radiation, dielectric screening

Numerical methods: Quadrature, Richardson extrapolation, ordinary

differential equations, partial differential equations, linear algebra

Programming: Vector optimization, parallel optimization, openmp, openmpi

Analytical methods: Mie theory, plasmon hybridization

Computational approaches: Boundary element method, finite element

method, finite difference method

 

Organization

Lectures T 2:00 – 5:00

Homework (60%)

Individual projects (40%)

Text: Lecture notes and review papers

 

All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.