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    May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate 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

Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.