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PHYS342 — Spring 2022

PHYS342: Modern Physics

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Fall, Spring, Class 3, cr. 3


PHYS 241 or 272(H)

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Modern physics is the physics of extremes. From systems at the extremely small (atoms, nuclei, fundamental particles) to the extremely large (the Universe). From systems of the extremely fast (relativity) and extremely massive (neutron stars, black holes), to systems of the extremely hot (thermonuclear reactions) and extremely cold (superconductivity). This is the physics course you have been waiting for.




Textbook(s) for Spring 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers J. C. Morrison 2nd; (January 1, 2012) 978-0128007341 Academic Press Required

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