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Chemical Physics - Ph.D. Program Requirements

General Chemical Physics

CORE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS ( credits)

Course    Title    Credits   
CHEM    5/70362    50361 Inactive since 2009 - Changed number to 50303
70361 inactive since 2003
    3   

5/70481    Inactive since Fall 2008    2   
6/70542    Advanced Physical Chemistry    3   

6/70563    Quantum Chemistry
3   
MATH    4/52002    Introduction to Analysis II
3   
PHY    55201    Electromagnetic Theory    4   
6/75101    Classical Mechanics
3   
6/75203    Classical Electrodynamics I 
3   
6/75204    Classical Electrodynamics II    3   
6/75401    Inactive since Fall 2007    4   
6/76161    Quantum Mechanics I
3   
6/76162    Quantum Mechanics II    3   
6/76402    Solid State Physics II    3   
CHEM

PHY    6/70541

56101
Advanced Physical Chemistry (3)
or
Quantum and Atomic Physics (4)    3-4   
CHEM

PHY    6/70543

6/75301    Statistical Thermodynamics (3)
or
Statistical Mechanics I (4)    3-4   
Choose from the following: Seminar 4 enrollments
4   
CHEM    6/70591    Seminar: Recent Developments in Physical Chemistry (1)

CPHY    6/74491    Seminar: Liquid Crystals (1)

PHY    80097    Physics Colloquium (1)

TOTAL     

Liquid Crystal Synthesis and Molecular Design

CORE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (26-27 credits)

Course    Title    Credits   
CHEM    6/70471    Advanced Organic Chemistry    3   
6/70472    Advanced Organic Chemistry - Synthetic Aspects    3   
6/70541    Advanced Physical Chemistry    3   
CPHY    6/72241    Soft Matter    3   
6/72242    Characterization of Soft Materials    4   
6/74491    Seminar: Liquid Crystals* (1)    4   
72335    Advanced Liquid Crystalline and Polymeric Materials
3   
Choose from the following:
3-4   
CHEM    5/70571

70595
Surface Chemistry (2)
and
Advanced Topics, Physical (1)

or   

CPHY    6/72245    Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Science (4)

TOTAL    26-27   

*4 enrollments

Lyotropic Liquid Crystals and Membranes

CORE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (27 credits)

Course    Title    Credits   
CHEM    6/70541    Advanced Physical Chemistry    3   
CPHY    6/72241    Soft Matter    3   
6/72242    Characterization of Soft Materials    4   
6/72245    Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Science    4   
6/74491    Seminar: Liquid Crystals* (1)    4   
72335    Advanced Liquid Crystalline and Polymeric Materials
3   
Chose one of the following groups:
6

CHEM    6/70471    Advanced Organic Chemistry (3)

6/70472    Advanced Organic Chemistry - Synthetic Aspects (3)

or   

CHEM    5/70571
Surface Chemistry (2)

70595    Advanced Topics, Physical (1)   

CPHY    72647    Structured Fluids (3)

TOTAL    27   

*4 enrollments

Optoelectronics

CORE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (33 credits)

Course    Title    Credits   
CPHY    6/72241    Soft Matter    3   
6/72242    Characterization of Soft Materials    4   
6/72245    Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Science    4   

72640    Liquid Crystal, Polymer and Colloid Composites    4   
72643    Liquid Crystal Applications    4   
72647    Structured Fluids    3   
6/74491    Seminar: Liquid Crystals* (1)    4   
PHY    55201    Electromagnetic Theory    4   
PHY

CPHY
55501

72248    Electromagnetic Waves and Modern Optics (3)
or
Liquid Crystal Optics and Photonics (3)
3   
TOTAL    33

*4 enrollments

Physical Properties of Liquid Crystals

CORE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (29 credits)

Course    Title    Credits   
CPHY    6/72241    Soft Matter    3   
6/72242    Characterization of Soft Materials    4   
6/72245    Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Science    4   

72640    Liquid Crystal, Polymer and Colloid Composites    4   
72647    Structured Fluids    3   
6/74491    Seminar: Liquid Crystals* (1)    4   
PHY    55201    Electromagnetic Theory    4   
PHY

CPHY
55501

72248    Electromagnetic Waves and Modern Optics (3)
or
Liquid Crystals Optics and Photonics (3)
3   
TOTAL    29

*4 enrollments

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