"* Conclusion (air date: 8 May 2015): **Tell us what you think**\n",

"* **Tell us what you think**\n",

"\n",

" * [Closing survey](w13_end/survey.ipynb)\n"

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"## Course structure\n",

"\n",

"* Each week consists of several relatively self-contained topics, each introduced and summarized by an expert.\n",

"* Each section consists of several relatively self-contained topics, each introduced and summarized by an expert.\n",

"* If you have questions about the material, ask them using the discussion right after the final video of each topic.\n",

"* The assignments are a combination of numerical simulations, where you evaluate your success on your own (but do share your results), and a review of a paper out of a selection of papers. The reviews are then cross-evaluated by other participants.\n",

"* In order to keep everyone on the same page, we set a one week deadline for the assignments (plus an extra week for cross-evaluation of the paper reviews). The questions in the course materials have no deadline."

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"##Grading\n",

"\n",

"* The grading is formed out of multiple choice questions, numerical simulations, and review assignments with 10%/45%/45% proportion.\n",

"\n",

"* Some participants may only be interested in a part of the materials, or could skip the numerical simulations. To accommodate that we only require 35% of the points for passing the course."

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"We thank [M. Wimmer](http://wwwhome.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/~wimmer/) for letting us use his code in some of the course materials.\n",

"\n",

"For the support with implementing the technical aspects of the course we thank\n",

"* The [IPython](http://ipython.org) and its developer team\n",

"* [SageMathCloud](http://cloud.sagemath.org) and its creator W. Stein.\n",

"* The [Jupyter project](https://jupyter.org) and its developer team\n",

"* [SageMathCloud](https://cloud.sagemath.org) and its creator W. Stein.\n",

"\n",

"Finally, we thank all the external speakers for contributing the videos for the course."

"The Bogoliubov-de Gennes Hamiltonian acts on wave functions whose first half is composed out of annihiliation operators of electrons, and the second half out of creations operators of the same electrons.\n",

"The Bogoliubov-de Gennes Hamiltonian acts on wave functions whose first half is composed out of annihilation operators of electrons, and the second half out of creations operators of the same electrons.\n",

"We can think of them as annihilation operators of an extra set of holes, so that we double the amount of degrees of freedom in the system.\n",

"\n",

"Since holes are related to the electrons, $H_{BdG}$ automatically has an extra symmetry.\n",