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PHYS344 — Fall 2021

PHYS344: Modern Physics

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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):

RITCHIE, KEN

Email:

kpritchie@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Modern Physics Kenneth Krane 4th 978-1119495468 Wiley Required

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