OPTICS & MODERN PHYSICS

PHYSICS 264L

Third course in sequence for physics and biophysics majors. Introductory treatments of special relativity and quantum mechanics. Topics include: wave mechanics and interference; relativistic kinematics, energy and momentum; the Schrodinger equation and its interpretation; quantum particles in one-dimension; spin; fermions and bosons; the hydrogen spectrum. Applications to crystallography, semiconductors, atomic physics and optics, particle physics, and cosmology. Instructor: Brown, Haravifard

Day / Time: 

MWF 08:30 AM-09:45 AM

Location: 

Physics 154

Instructor: 

Brown, Robert

Section: 

001