Physics (PHYS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

PHYS 1013

Provides backup instruction for PHYS 2213. Description is the same as for PHYS 1012, except the material covered is electricity and magnetism. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6543PHYS 1013  SEM 101

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  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation

PHYS 1101

PHYS 1101 and PHYS 1102 emphasize quantitative and conceptual understanding of the topics and tools of introductory physics developed without use of calculus.  The course offers individualized instruction. ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6257PHYS 1101  LEC 001

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  • Orientation (required) on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm in RCK Schwartz Aud. PHYS 1101 allows considerable flexibility, but students must plan to come to the Learning and Testing Centers regularly. The Centers are open most afternoons and evenings. Time-management skills and self-motivation are crucial to success. Freshmen are not allowed to enroll due to difficulty level and enrollment capacity.

PHYS 1112

First course in a three semester introductory physics sequence. Covers the mechanics of particles with focus on kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, central force fields, periodic motion. Mechanics ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6258PHYS 1112  LEC 001

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  •  6259PHYS 1112  LEC 002

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  •  6270PHYS 1112  DIS 201

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  •  6260PHYS 1112  LAB 401

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PHYS 1116

First in a three semester introductory physics sequence. Explores quantitative modeling of the physical world through a study of mechanics. More mathematical and abstract than a typical mechanics course ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6280PHYS 1116  LEC 001

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  •  6284PHYS 1116  DIS 201

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  •  6281PHYS 1116  LAB 401

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  •  6283PHYS 1116  LAB 403

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  •  8434PHYS 1116  LAB 404

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PHYS 1117

Intended for freshmen who plan to major in physics or a closely related field (i.e., applied and engineering physics or astronomy) and would like to learn about the concepts of modern physics early in ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6287PHYS 1117  LEC 001

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PHYS 1190

Students perform the laboratory component of one of the introductory courses (PHYS 1112, PHYS 2207, PHYS 2208, PHYS 2213, PHYS 2214) to complement the lecture-related course credit acquired elsewhere. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6288PHYS 1190  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Wittich, P

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7833PHYS 1190  LAB 402

    • TBA
    • Krasicky, P

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PHYS 1201

A descriptive physics course aimed specifically at the non-science student. This can be viewed as a "physics appreciation course" where the approach is initially historical allowing the student to understand ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6289PHYS 1201  LEC 001

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  •  6290PHYS 1201  DIS 201

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  •  6291PHYS 1201  DIS 202

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  •  6292PHYS 1201  DIS 203

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  •  8423PHYS 1201  DIS 204

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PHYS 2207

PHYS 2207-PHYS 2208 is a two-semester introduction to physics, intended for students majoring in biological science, physical science, or mathematics. The course provides a rich exposure to the methods ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6293PHYS 2207  LEC 001

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  •  6294PHYS 2207  LEC 002

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  •  6309PHYS 2207  DIS 201

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  •  6295PHYS 2207  LAB 401

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PHYS 2213

Second in a three semester introductory physics sequence.  Topics include electrostatics, behavior of matter in electric fields, DC circuits, magnetic fields, Faraday's law, AC circuits, and electromagnetic ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6326PHYS 2213  LEC 001

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  • If you enroll in a Tuesday/Thursday 10:10-11:00 (207 or 208) sections; Please ENROLL in the 9:05-9:55 lecture NOT the 11:15-12:05 lecture.

  •  6327PHYS 2213  LEC 002

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  •  6346PHYS 2213  DIS 201

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PHYS 2214

For majors in engineering (including biological, biomedical, and biomolecular engineering), computer science, physics, earth and atmospheric science, and other physical and biological sciences who wish ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6365PHYS 2214  LEC 001

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  •  6366PHYS 2214  LEC 002

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  •  6373PHYS 2214  DIS 201

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  •  6374PHYS 2214  DIS 202

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  •  6379PHYS 2214  DIS 207

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  •  8754PHYS 2214  DIS 208

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  •  6367PHYS 2214  LAB 401

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  •  6368PHYS 2214  LAB 402

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  •  6369PHYS 2214  LAB 403

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PHYS 2216

Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity, including Galilean and Lorentz transformations, the concept of simultaneity, time dilation and Lorentz contraction, the relativistic transformations ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6380PHYS 2216  LEC 001

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PHYS 2217

Second in a three semester introductory physics sequence. Explores quantitative modeling of the physical world through a study of electricity and magnetism. More mathematical and abstract than a typical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6435PHYS 2217  LEC 001

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  •  6438PHYS 2217  DIS 201

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  •  6439PHYS 2217  DIS 202

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  •  6436PHYS 2217  LAB 401

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  •  6437PHYS 2217  LAB 402

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PHYS 2218

This course is divided into two parts. The larger segment of the course typically focuses on wave phenomena: deriving wave equations, solving wave equations, superposition, Fourier series and transforms. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6381PHYS 2218  LEC 001

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  •  6384PHYS 2218  DIS 201

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  •  6385PHYS 2218  DIS 202

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  •  6382PHYS 2218  LAB 401

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  •  6383PHYS 2218  LAB 402

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PHYS 3316

Topics include breakdown of classical concepts in microphysics; light quanta and matter waves; Schrödinger equation and solutions for square well, harmonic oscillator, and the hydrogen atom; wave packets, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6386PHYS 3316  LEC 001

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  •  6387PHYS 3316  DIS 201

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PHYS 3317

Covers a number of applications of quantum mechanics to topics in modern physics. Uses the tools developed in PHYS 3316, and does not introduce new formalism. Topics include: the physics of single and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6388PHYS 3317  LEC 001

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  •  6389PHYS 3317  DIS 201

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  •  6390PHYS 3317  DIS 202

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PHYS 3323

Topics include electro/magnetostatics, boundary value problems, dielectric and magnetic media, Maxwell's Equations, electromagnetic waves, including guided waves, and sources of electromagnetic radiation. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6391PHYS 3323  LEC 001

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  •  6392PHYS 3323  DIS 201

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PHYS 3327

Covers electro/magnetostatics, vector and scalar potentials, multipole expansion of the potential solutions to Laplace's Equation and boundary value problems, time-dependent electrodynamics, Maxwell's ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6393PHYS 3327  LEC 001

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  •  6394PHYS 3327  DIS 201

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PHYS 3330

A practical laboratory course in basic and modern optics. Students use lasers and basic optical bench equipment to cover a wide range of topics from geometrical optics to interference, diffraction, and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 3300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6395PHYS 3330  LEC 001

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  •  6396PHYS 3330  LAB 401

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PHYS 3341

Covers thermal physics, developing both thermodynamics and statistical mechanics simultaneously. Covers concepts of temperature, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic relations, and free energy. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6397PHYS 3341  LEC 001

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  •  6398PHYS 3341  DIS 201

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PHYS 3360

Practical electronics as encountered in a scientific or engineering research/development environment. Analyze, design, build, and test circuits using discrete components and integrated circuits. Analog ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 3630

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6399PHYS 3360  LEC 001

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  •  6400PHYS 3360  LAB 401

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  •  6401PHYS 3360  LAB 402

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PHYS 4400

Experiments of widely varying difficulty in one or more areas, as listed under PHYS 4410, may be done to fill the student's special requirements. view course details

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  • 0-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6402PHYS 4400  LAB 401

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PHYS 4410

Over 50 available experiments on various topics including atomic and molecular spectroscopy, optics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, electrical and microwave circuits, x-rays, and magnetic resonance. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 6510

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6403PHYS 4410  LEC 001

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  •  6404PHYS 4410  LAB 401

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PHYS 4445

One-semester introduction to general relativity that develops the essential structure and phenomenology of the theory without requiring prior exposure to tensor analysis. General relativity is a fundamental ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASTRO 4445

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6405PHYS 4445  LEC 001

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  •  8589PHYS 4445  DIS 201

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PHYS 4454

Introduction the physics of crystalline solids. Covers crystal structures; electronic states; lattice vibrations; and metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Covers optical properties, magnetism, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 4500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6406PHYS 4454  LEC 001

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  •  6407PHYS 4454  LAB 401

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PHYS 4483

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students with an interest in teaching and leadership an introduction to facilitating successful group work.  This experience includes attending and participating ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18876PHYS 4483  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Thom-Levy, J

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PHYS 4484

This 1.5-hour weekly seminar provides undergraduate and graduate students with an introduction to core concepts in physics education. Participants discuss articles and videos drawn from physics and science ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 7684

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7023PHYS 4484  LEC 001

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  • A&S students receive transcript credit only; cannot be used toward graduation

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 10013PHYS 4484  LEC 002

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PHYS 4485

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students with an interest in teaching careers a structured introduction to teaching physics.  This experience includes attending and participating in weekly course ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8397PHYS 4485  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Thorne, R

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PHYS 4486

Teaching experience for qualified undergraduate students in PHYS 1101/PHYS 1102.  Contact time will be in the course's Learning Center, in a team environment with graduate student TAs and faculty. Activities ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8398PHYS 4486  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Giambattista, A

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PHYS 4490

Individual project work (reading or laboratory) in any branch of physics.  Products vary, but may include a thesis. Evaluation criteria are decided between student and faculty member. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6408PHYS 4490  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Gruner, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7834PHYS 4490  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Franck, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7835PHYS 4490  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Ralph, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7836PHYS 4490  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mueller, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7837PHYS 4490  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Eichhorn, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7838PHYS 4490  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Niemack, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7839PHYS 4490  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7840PHYS 4490  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7841PHYS 4490  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Alexander, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7842PHYS 4490  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Cohen, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7843PHYS 4490  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McEuen, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7844PHYS 4490  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Hartman, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7931PHYS 4490  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Shen, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7932PHYS 4490  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Thorne, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7933PHYS 4490  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Bazarov, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7934PHYS 4490  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Perelstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9966PHYS 4490  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Rubin, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9967PHYS 4490  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Lawler, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9968PHYS 4490  IND 619

    • TBA
    • McAllister, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19052PHYS 4490  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Vengalattore, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19058PHYS 4490  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Thom-Levy, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19166PHYS 4490  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Hoffstaetter, G

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PHYS 6500

Experiments of widely varying difficulty in one or more areas, as listed under PHYS 6510, may be done to fill special requirements. view course details

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  • 0-2 Credits Graded

  •  6409PHYS 6500  LAB 401

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PHYS 6510

Over 50 available experiments on various topics including atomic and molecular spectroscopy, optics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, electrical and microwave circuits, x-rays, and magnetic resonance. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 4410

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6803PHYS 6510  LEC 001

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  •  6410PHYS 6510  LAB 401

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PHYS 6520

Projects of modern topical interest that involve some independent development work by student. Opportunity for more initiative in experimental work than is possible in PHYS 6510. view course details

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  • 0-3 Credits Graded

  •  6411PHYS 6520  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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PHYS 6561

Covers special relativity, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic potentials, conservation laws, Green's functions, electromagnetic waves, dispersion, radiation theory, and scattering. The practical application ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6412PHYS 6561  LEC 001

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PHYS 6572

Covers non relativistic quantum physics at the graduate level, focusing on fundamental conceptual issues and methods. Topics include: review of the fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics, theory of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6413PHYS 6572  LEC 001

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PHYS 6599

Intended to provide a detailed theoretical development of current ideas in cosmology. Topics include Big Bang cosmology and universe's matter content; a cosmological chronology very early universe, symmetry ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASTRO 6599

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16444PHYS 6599  LEC 001

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PHYS 7601

Foundations of fluid mechanics from an advanced viewpoint, including formulation of continuum fluid dynamics; kinematic descriptions of fluid flow, derivation of the Navier-Stokes equations and energy ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: MAE 6010

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8198PHYS 7601  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: One semester of fluid mechanics equivalent to MAE 3230 or higher is required.

  •  9758PHYS 7601  DIS 201

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PHYS 7635

Survey of the physics of solids: crystal structures, X-ray diffraction, phonons, and electrons. Selected topics from semiconductors, magnetism, superconductivity, disordered materials, dielectric properties, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6414PHYS 7635  LEC 001

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  • Discussion section will not meet first week of classes.

PHYS 7651

Topics include consequences of causality and Lorentz invariance in quantum theory, quantization of Klein-Gordon and Dirac fields, perturbation theory, Feynman diagrams, calculation of cross sections and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6415PHYS 7651  LEC 001

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  • Undergraduate students grading option is 'Letter Grade' only. Graduate students have the option of S/U or Letter. Please see Rosemary French in 121 Clark to add this course.

PHYS 7653

Survey of topics in modern statistical physics selected from phase transitions and the renormalization group; linear response and fluctuation-dissipation theories; quantum statistical mechanics; nonequilibrium ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6416PHYS 7653  LEC 001

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PHYS 7661

Presents advanced topics of current research interest. Subject matter varies from year to year. Some likely topics are models of electroweak symmetry breaking, collider physics, flavor physics, topics ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17492PHYS 7661  LEC 001

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PHYS 7682

Hands on graduate computer laboratory, focusing on tools for computation, simulation, and analysis of complex, nonlinear systems arising in a broad range of fields.  Course is self-paced, and can accommodate ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9103PHYS 7682  LAB 401

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PHYS 7684

This 1.5-hour weekly seminar provides undergraduate and graduate students with an introduction to core concepts in physics education. Participants discuss articles and videos drawn from physics and science ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 4484

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7024PHYS 7684  LEC 001

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PHYS 7685

Offerings are announced each semester. Typical topics are group theory, analyticity in particle physics, weak interactions, superfluids, stellar evolution, surface physics, Monte Carlo methods, low-temperature ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Ultracold Atomic Physics

  •  9260PHYS 7685  LEC 001

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Quantum Fields in Curved Spacetime

  • 17796PHYS 7685  LEC 002

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PHYS 7690

Special graduate study in some branch of physics, either theoretical or experimental, under the direction of any professorial member of the staff. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6781PHYS 7690  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Arias, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9772PHYS 7690  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9773PHYS 7690  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9774PHYS 7690  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9775PHYS 7690  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Staff

  •