PHY 355 – Modern Physics & Thermodynamics

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Unique Number56910
Instructor Christina Markert
Meeting Days / TimeLecture: TTH, 2:00pm-3:30pm
LocationRLM 7.104
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Course Description

Introduction to modern physics and thermodynamics: photons (spectra, photoelectric effect, blackbody radiation, Compton effect), atoms (Rutherford, Bohr), matter waves (Planck, deBroglie, probability interpretation, Schroedinger), nuclei, particles, special relativity, the laws of thermodynamics, and statistical physics.