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PHYS344 — Fall 2017

PHYS344: Modern Physics

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Fall 4.000 Credit Hours


272H or 241

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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.


Haugan, Mark P.


Haugan, Mark P.

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Quantum Physics: A Fundamental Approach to Modern Physics John Townsend 1st 978-1891389627 University Science Books Required
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R: The Laws of Physics Are Frame-Independent Thomas A. Moore 2nd 978-0072397147 McGraw-Hill Optional

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