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PHYS 3700

Modern Physics
Credit Hours:
3 hours

An overview of "modern" physics developed in the last century. Topics include special relativity, particle-wave duality, matter waves, photon theory, the Schroedinger Equation and basic applications, and statistical mechanics. This course is preparatory for the upper-division physics curriculum, so it should be the first physics course taken by prospective majors after the Introductory Physics sequence.

Offered spring semester every year. 

Prerequisites:
(PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L)
Prerequisite or Correquisite:
MATH 2270 or MATH 2500 or MATH 3500 or MATH 3500H
Semester Offered:
Spring
Level:

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