Research course

Experimental and Computational Molecular Physics

Open University · School of Physical Sciences

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 or equivalent in physics, chemistry or a related subject.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

Our area of research is the study of molecular physics. We are interested in developing experimental, theoretical and computational studies to describe the spectroscopy and multielectron dynamics of molecular systems. Specifically, we study electron scattering from molecules and in particular the formation of scattering resonances that may lead to the dissociation of the target molecule. Further experimental studies explore the electronic state spectroscopy using electron scattering and photon absorption. Theoretical studies also include study of positron interactions with molecules.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
      full time
      36 months
      • MPhil
        part time
        24 months
          full time
          15 months

          Course contact details

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