Physics (PHYS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

PHYS 1013

Provides backup instruction for PHYS 2213. Recommended for students who either feel insecure about taking PHYS 2213 or simply want to develop their problem-solving skills. Emphasis is on getting the student ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6501PHYS 1013  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  6228PHYS 1101  LEC 001

  • Orientation (required) on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm in RCK 201 (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 physic sequence. This course is taught in a largely "flipped', highly interactive manner. Covers the mechanics of particles with focus on kinematics, dynamics, ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6229PHYS 1112  LEC 001

  •  6230PHYS 1112  LEC 002

  •  6241PHYS 1112  DIS 201

  •  6242PHYS 1112  DIS 202

  •  6243PHYS 1112  DIS 203

  •  6244PHYS 1112  DIS 204

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  •  7990PHYS 1112  DIS 211

  •  8159PHYS 1112  DIS 212

  •  8160PHYS 1112  DIS 213

  •  9185PHYS 1112  DIS 214

  •  6231PHYS 1112  LAB 401

  •  6232PHYS 1112  LAB 402

  •  6233PHYS 1112  LAB 403

  •  6234PHYS 1112  LAB 404

  •  6235PHYS 1112  LAB 405

  •  6236PHYS 1112  LAB 406

  •  6237PHYS 1112  LAB 407

  •  6238PHYS 1112  LAB 408

  •  6239PHYS 1112  LAB 409

  •  6240PHYS 1112  LAB 410

  •  7991PHYS 1112  LAB 411

  •  8161PHYS 1112  LAB 412

  •  8162PHYS 1112  LAB 413

  •  9186PHYS 1112  LAB 414

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6251PHYS 1116  LEC 001

  •  6255PHYS 1116  DIS 201

  •  6256PHYS 1116  DIS 202

  •  6257PHYS 1116  DIS 203

  •  8155PHYS 1116  DIS 204

  • 18457PHYS 1116  DIS 205

  •  6252PHYS 1116  LAB 401

  •  6253PHYS 1116  LAB 402

  •  6254PHYS 1116  LAB 403

  •  8156PHYS 1116  LAB 404

  • 18458PHYS 1116  LAB 405

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

  •  6258PHYS 1117  LEC 001

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

  •  6259PHYS 1190  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7729PHYS 1190  LAB 402

    • TBA
    • Staff

PHYS 1201

The world around us is constantly in motion: from the random thermal jostling of atoms to the swimming of bacteria, or the dancing of a ballerina these motions depend strongly on the size of the moving ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6260PHYS 1201  LEC 001

  •  6261PHYS 1201  DIS 201

  •  6262PHYS 1201  DIS 202

  •  6263PHYS 1201  DIS 203

  • Discussion section 203 will not be open for pre-enrollment.

  •  8147PHYS 1201  DIS 204

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

  •  6264PHYS 2207  LEC 001

  •  6265PHYS 2207  LEC 002

  •  6280PHYS 2207  DIS 201

  •  6281PHYS 2207  DIS 202

  •  6282PHYS 2207  DIS 203

  •  6283PHYS 2207  DIS 204

  •  6284PHYS 2207  DIS 205

  •  6285PHYS 2207  DIS 206

  •  6286PHYS 2207  DIS 207

  •  6287PHYS 2207  DIS 208

  •  6288PHYS 2207  DIS 209

  •  6289PHYS 2207  DIS 210

  •  6290PHYS 2207  DIS 211

  •  6291PHYS 2207  DIS 212

  •  6292PHYS 2207  DIS 213

  •  6293PHYS 2207  DIS 214

  •  8133PHYS 2207  DIS 215

  •  8157PHYS 2207  DIS 216

  •  6266PHYS 2207  LAB 401

  •  6267PHYS 2207  LAB 402

  •  6268PHYS 2207  LAB 403

  •  6269PHYS 2207  LAB 404

  •  6270PHYS 2207  LAB 405

  •  6271PHYS 2207  LAB 406

  •  6272PHYS 2207  LAB 407

  •  6273PHYS 2207  LAB 408

  •  6274PHYS 2207  LAB 409

  •  6275PHYS 2207  LAB 410

  •  6276PHYS 2207  LAB 411

  •  6277PHYS 2207  LAB 412

  •  6278PHYS 2207  LAB 413

  •  6279PHYS 2207  LAB 414

  •  8134PHYS 2207  LAB 415

  •  8158PHYS 2207  LAB 416

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6297PHYS 2213  LEC 001

  • 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.

  •  6298PHYS 2213  LEC 002

  •  6317PHYS 2213  DIS 201

  •  6318PHYS 2213  DIS 202

  •  6319PHYS 2213  DIS 203

  •  6320PHYS 2213  DIS 204

  •  6321PHYS 2213  DIS 205

  •  6322PHYS 2213  DIS 206

  •  6323PHYS 2213  DIS 207

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  •  6325PHYS 2213  DIS 209

  •  6326PHYS 2213  DIS 210

  •  6327PHYS 2213  DIS 211

  •  6328PHYS 2213  DIS 212

  •  6329PHYS 2213  DIS 213

  •  6330PHYS 2213  DIS 214

  •  6331PHYS 2213  DIS 215

  •  6332PHYS 2213  DIS 216

  •  6333PHYS 2213  DIS 217

  •  6334PHYS 2213  DIS 218

  •  6335PHYS 2213  DIS 219

  •  7178PHYS 2213  DIS 220

  •  8135PHYS 2213  DIS 221

  •  8137PHYS 2213  DIS 222

  •  9129PHYS 2213  DIS 223

  •  6299PHYS 2213  LAB 401

  •  6300PHYS 2213  LAB 402

  •  6301PHYS 2213  LAB 403

  •  6302PHYS 2213  LAB 404

  •  6303PHYS 2213  LAB 405

  • 17308PHYS 2213  LAB 406

  •  6305PHYS 2213  LAB 407

  •  6306PHYS 2213  LAB 408

  •  6307PHYS 2213  LAB 409

  •  6308PHYS 2213  LAB 410

  •  6309PHYS 2213  LAB 411

  •  6310PHYS 2213  LAB 412

  •  6311PHYS 2213  LAB 413

  •  6312PHYS 2213  LAB 414

  •  6313PHYS 2213  LAB 415

  •  6314PHYS 2213  LAB 416

  •  6315PHYS 2213  LAB 417

  •  6316PHYS 2213  LAB 418

  •  7179PHYS 2213  LAB 419

  •  7180PHYS 2213  LAB 420

  •  8136PHYS 2213  LAB 421

  •  8138PHYS 2213  LAB 422

  •  9130PHYS 2213  LAB 423

PHYS 2214

For majors in engineering (including bio-, civil, and environmental engineering), computer and information science, physics, earth and atmospheric science, and other physical and biological sciences who ... view course details

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Syllabi: 2 available
  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6336PHYS 2214  LEC 001

  •  6337PHYS 2214  LEC 002

  •  6344PHYS 2214  DIS 201

  •  6345PHYS 2214  DIS 202

  •  6346PHYS 2214  DIS 203

  •  6347PHYS 2214  DIS 204

  •  6348PHYS 2214  DIS 205

  •  6349PHYS 2214  DIS 206

  •  6350PHYS 2214  DIS 207

  •  8369PHYS 2214  DIS 208

  •  6338PHYS 2214  LAB 401

  •  6339PHYS 2214  LAB 402

  •  6340PHYS 2214  LAB 403

  •  6341PHYS 2214  LAB 404

  •  6342PHYS 2214  LAB 405

  •  6343PHYS 2214  LAB 406

  •  7191PHYS 2214  LAB 407

  •  8370PHYS 2214  LAB 408

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

  •  6351PHYS 2216  LEC 001

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

  •  6399PHYS 2217  LEC 001

  •  6402PHYS 2217  DIS 201

  •  6403PHYS 2217  DIS 202

  •  6400PHYS 2217  LAB 401

  •  6401PHYS 2217  LAB 402

PHYS 2218

This course is divided into two parts. The larger segment of the course typically focuses on wave phenomena. Topics include coupled harmonic oscillators, strings, sound and light waves, superposition principle, ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6352PHYS 2218  LEC 001

  •  6355PHYS 2218  DIS 201

  •  6356PHYS 2218  DIS 202

  •  6353PHYS 2218  LAB 401

  •  6354PHYS 2218  LAB 402

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

  •  6357PHYS 3316  LEC 001

  •  6358PHYS 3316  DIS 201

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

  •  6359PHYS 3317  LEC 001

  •  6360PHYS 3317  DIS 201

  •  6361PHYS 3317  DIS 202

PHYS 3323

A survey of electricity and magnetism that exploits the student's growing mathematical capability in order to explore the electromagnetic properties of of matter and vacuum  and their consequences.  Topics ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6362PHYS 3323  LEC 001

  •  6363PHYS 3323  DIS 201

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

  •  6364PHYS 3327  LEC 001

  •  6365PHYS 3327  DIS 201

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 3300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6366PHYS 3330  LEC 001

  •  6367PHYS 3330  LAB 401

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 3630

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17109PHYS 3360  LEC 001

  • 17110PHYS 3360  LAB 401

  • 17111PHYS 3360  LAB 402

PHYS 4230

Quantum statistical basis for equilibrium thermodynamics, microcanonical, canonical and grand canonical ensembles, and partition functions. Classical and quantum ideal gases, paramagnetic and multiple-state ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 4230

  • 4 Credits Graded

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

  •  6368PHYS 4400  LAB 401

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 6510

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6369PHYS 4410  LEC 001

  •  6370PHYS 4410  LAB 401

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASTRO 4445

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6371PHYS 4445  LEC 001

  •  8299PHYS 4445  DIS 201

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 4500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6372PHYS 4454  LEC 001

  •  6373PHYS 4454  LAB 401

PHYS 4456

This course covers fundamental physical principles of particle accelerators. starting from an historical approach different accelerator concepts will be review. This includes electrostatic an acceleration ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 7656

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17133PHYS 4456  LEC 001

PHYS 4480

Covers numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations, linear algebra and eigenvalue problems, integration, nonlinear equations, optimization, and fast Fourier transforms. Find out how ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASTRO 7690PHYS 7680

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16258PHYS 4480  LEC 001

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

  •  6943PHYS 4484  LEC 001

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8814PHYS 4484  LEC 002

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

  •  8123PHYS 4485  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Thorne, R

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

  •  8124PHYS 4486  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Taylor, N

PHYS 4487

Continuation of PHYS 4486 . Teaching experience for qualified undergraduate students to help with PHYS 1101/PHYS 1102. Contact time will be in the course's Learning Center, in a team environment with graduate ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16787PHYS 4487  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Taylor, N

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

  •  6374PHYS 4490  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Gruner, S

      Parpia, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7730PHYS 4490  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Franck, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7731PHYS 4490  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Arias, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7732PHYS 4490  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Liepe, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7733PHYS 4490  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Eichhorn, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7734PHYS 4490  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Niemack, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7735PHYS 4490  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Teukolsky, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7736PHYS 4490  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Flanagan, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7737PHYS 4490  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Alexander, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7738PHYS 4490  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Cohen, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7739PHYS 4490  IND 611

    • TBA
    • McEuen, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7740PHYS 4490  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Hartman, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7804PHYS 4490  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Shen, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7805PHYS 4490  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Thorne, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7806PHYS 4490  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Bazarov, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7807PHYS 4490  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Ryd, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8777PHYS 4490  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Rubin, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8778PHYS 4490  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Lawler, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8779PHYS 4490  IND 619

    • TBA
    • McAllister, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9217PHYS 4490  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Vengalattore, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9218PHYS 4490  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9234PHYS 4490  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Davis, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18710PHYS 4490  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Elser, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18711PHYS 4490  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Mueller, E

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18712PHYS 4490  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Hoffstaetter, G

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18806PHYS 4490  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Maxson, J

PHYS 4499

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18395PHYS 4499  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Shen, K

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

  •  6375PHYS 6500  LAB 401

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 4410

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6731PHYS 6510  LEC 001

  •  6376PHYS 6510  LAB 401

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

  •  6377PHYS 6520  IND 601

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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

  •  6378PHYS 6561  LEC 001

PHYS 6572

First part of the two-semester graduate quantum mechanics sequence. Covers non-relativistic quantum physics, focusing on fundamental conceptual issues and methods. Topics include: fundamental concepts ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6379PHYS 6572  LEC 001

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

  •  8003PHYS 7601  LEC 001

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

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

  •  6380PHYS 7635  LEC 001

PHYS 7651

Introduction to relativistic quantum field theory for applications in particle physics. Topics include quantization of Klein-Gordon, Dirac and gauge fields, Lorentz invariance in quantum theory, perturbation ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6381PHYS 7651  LEC 001

  • 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

An advanced, graduate-level exploration of universality and scaling in complex systems exhibiting emergent scale invariance -- random walks, continuous phase transitions, earthquakes and crackling noise, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6382PHYS 7653  LEC 001

PHYS 7656

This course covers fundamental physical principles of particle accelerators. starting from an historical approach different accelerator concepts will be review. This includes electrostatic an acceleration ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHYS 4456

  • 3 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17134PHYS 7656  LEC 001

PHYS 7661

This course will cover string theory, from the fundamentals to areas of current research interest.  Topics will include quantization of the bosonic string, the Polyakov path integral, D-branes, orbifolds ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17001PHYS 7661  LEC 001

PHYS 7680

Covers numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations, linear algebra and eigenvalue problems, integration, nonlinear equations, optimization, and fast Fourier transforms. Find out how ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASTRO 7690PHYS 4480

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16261PHYS 7680  LEC 001

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

  •  6944PHYS 7684  LEC 001

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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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Introduction to Discipline-based Education Researc

  •  8565PHYS 7685  LEC 001

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

  •  6712PHYS 7690  IND 601

    • TBA
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8689PHYS 7690  IND 602

    • TBA
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8690PHYS 7690  IND 603

    • TBA
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8691PHYS 7690  IND 604

    • TBA
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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8692PHYS 7690  IND 605

    • TBA
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