experimental nuclear physics, relativistic heavy ion collisions, particle physics, quark gluon plasma physics, fast data acquisition digital electronics
PHYS 1020  Physics of Everyday Life 2
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Spring 2018
Intended primarily for nonscientists, this course is a continuation of PHYS 1010. Includes electrical power generation and distribution, electrical motors, radio, television, computers, copiers, lasers, fluorescent lights, cameras, and medical imaging. Department enforced prereq., high school algebra.
PHYS 2020  General Physics 2
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Fall 2019
Includes three lectures, one twohour laboratory/recitation per week, plus three evening exams in the fall and spring semesters. Covers electricity and magnetism, light and modern physics. Designed for life science majors, including premed students. Natural science majors with a knowledge of calculus and others taking calculus are urged to take the calculusbased courses PHYS 1110, PHYS 1120, PHYS 1140 and PHYS 2130, rather than PHYS 2010 and PHYS 2020.
PHYS 3220  Quantum Mechanics 1
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Spring 2020
Introduces quantum mechanics with wave, operator and matrix computational techniques. Investigates solutions for harmonic oscillator, potential well and systems with angular momentum. Develops a quantitative description of oneelectron atoms in lowest order.