PHYS 271 - Introduction to Modern Physics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Science

Experimental evidence for limitations of classical physics; review of special relativity: quantization of charge, light, and energy; blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect; models of the atom; wavelike properties of particles; the uncertainty principle, the Schrodinger Equation, the infinite and finite square well, the harmonic oscillator, tunneling; the hydrogen atom, orbital angular momentum and electron spin; spin and statistics; selected topics. Prerequisite: one of PHYS 124, PHYS 144, or EN PH 131, and one of PHYS 126, PHYS 146, or PHYS 130. Pre- or Corequisite: MATH 209 or 215 or 317 or equivalent. Note: Credit may be obtained in only one of PHYS 208 or 271.

Winter Term 2021

Lectures

LECTURE B01 (95264)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (TBD)

Primary Instructor: Juan Pablo Yanez Garza

Winter Term 2022

Lectures

LECTURE B01 (71300)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (TBD)