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Physics Experiments 1


Admission requirements

Experimental Physics need to have been finished successfully.

Furthermore, we expect you to have finished succesfully the courses Optics, Classical Mechanics a, AN1NA and AN2NA.

Also this course is nice to follow while following AN3NA and Quantum Mechanics 1.


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Course Objectives

All course objectives are in Dutch. Change the language of this page to Dutch and use a translator.


For detailed information go to Timetable in Brightspace

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MyTimetable allows you to integrate your timetable with your calendar apps such as Outlook, Google Calendar, Apple Calendar and other calendar apps on your smartphone. Any timetable changes will be automatically synced with your calendar. If you wish, you can also receive an email notification of the change. You can turn notifications on in ‘Settings’ (after login).

For more information, watch the video or go the the 'help-page' in MyTimetable. Please note: Joint Degree students Leiden/Delft have to merge their two different timetables into one. This video explains how to do this.

Mode of instruction

Lab work, lectures (in Dutch), exercises are in English
See Brightspace

Assessment method

Lab work, assignments/exercises and exam (all in English)

Reading list

There will be a reader available (English)


From the academic year 2022-2023 on every student has to register for courses with the new enrollment tool MyStudyMap. There are two registration periods per year: registration for the fall semester opens in July and registration for the spring semester opens in December. Please see this page for more information.

Please note that it is compulsory to both preregister and confirm your participation for every exam and retake. Not being registered for a course means that you are not allowed to participate in the final exam of the course. Confirming your exam participation is possible until ten days before the exam.
Extensive FAQ's on MyStudymap can be found here.


Lecturer: T.H. Oosterkamp
Lecturer for the labwork: Paul Logman