At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
an active knowledge of
A Dutch language course text is available. The lectures are given in Dutch.
a passive knowledge of
A number of figure captions in the course are given in English. For a number of keywords, also the English version is given, to facilitate recognition of these
terms during future reading of the literature.
- general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
general notion of the basic concepts of
Error propagation, statistical notions such as mean, standard deviation, variance, RSD etc.
Electromagnetic interactions: electrical and magnetic field and how they can excert forces on (moving) charges.
Characteristics of light: wavelength, energy, frequency and of related material properties: optical density/refractive index, Snell's law.
Interference and diffration of light.
specific prerequisites for this course
The credits for the Ba1 courses "Chemie I" en "Chemie II" and Ba2 course "Analytical Chemistry" were obtained.