Frank Hegmann, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics

Winter Term 2024 (1860)

PHYS 271 - Introduction to Modern Physics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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 MA PH 351 equivalent. Note: Credit may be obtained in only one of PHYS 208 or 271.

LECTURE B01 (13433)

2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (CAB 243)