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PHYS344: Modern Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Fall 4.000 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:

272H or 241

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Description:

Review of special relativity; particle properties of electromagnetic radiation; wave properties of particles; uncertainty principle; atomic spectra and X-rays; nuclear structure; elementary particles; general relativity and cosmology; string theory; statistical distribution laws; physics of solids.


Instructor(s):

Manfra, Michael

Email:

mmanfra@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
REQUIRED: Modern Physics Kenneth Krane 3rd; (February 2, 2012) 978-1118061145 Wiley & Sons Required
OPTIONAL: Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations John Walecka 1st; (July 10, 2008) 978-9812812254 World Scientific Publishing Optional

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