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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 3211 - Modern Physics II (3)

When Offered: Fall-Spring
An introduction to the theories and experiments of 20th-century physics: special relativity; wave-particle duality; atomic structure; and natural and artificial radioactivity. Elementary results from quantum theory will be applied to the solid state and the nucleus. Descriptive treatment of frontier topics such as particle physics, accelerators, and superconductivity. Lecture three hours.
Prerequisite: PHY 1151  or corequisite PHY 2010 .