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Physics 342L
Purdue University Department of Physics
Spring 2002
· Professor Savikhin

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Modern Physics Laboratory

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Course calendar, important dates, grading, lab procedures and practices, report and notebook format
Data analysis principles
Example report
Measuring the charge-to-mass ratio of electrons
Black-body radiation: measuring Stefan-Boltzman constant
Quantization of the radiatiion field: the photoelectric effect
Descreet electron states in an atom: the Franck-Hertz experiment
Scattering of photons from free electrons: Compton scattering

Experiment of your choice: pick only one from the list below

The wave nature of light: diffraction and interference
The electronic structure of solids: electrical resistance as a function of temperature

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