Aims/Description: Linear algebra: matrices and vectors; eigenvalue problems; matrix diagonalisation; vector spaces; transformation of basis; rotation matrices; tensors; Lie groups; Noether's theorem. Complex analysis: analytic functions; contour integration; Cauchy theorem; Taylor and Laurent series; residue theorem; application to evaluating integrals; Kronig-Kramers relations; conformal mapping; application to solving Laplace's equation.
Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students studying PHYU01, PHYU02, PHYU04, PHYU06, PHYU10, PHYU14, PHYU16, PHYU19, PHYU23.
Notes: Mathematical ability required.
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