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School of Science & Engineering: Physics > Course Descriptions

PHY308 Modern Physics I

An introduction to the physics of atoms, starting with the origin of the quantum theory. Extensive discussion of the hydrogen atom. Other topics chosen from solid state physics, statistical physics, and nuclear physics if time permits. Computational techniques are used where appropriate.

Credits

  • 3

Attributes

  • Liberal Arts

Restrictions

  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman

Prerequisites

  • (PHY202 Minimum Grade of D- or 75202)

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