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    Jun 22, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PHYS 3540 - Modern Physics

Goals: To understand the developments of the late 19th and early 20th century in the field of physics.

Content: Relativity, the discovery of the electron, the quantum nature of light, the wave nature of particles, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, and Schrodinger wave mechanics.

Taught: Spring.

Prerequisites: PHYS 1240 and MATH 3320 or co-registration.

Credits: 4