Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
PHY 240 Waves and Modern Physics
4 hours; 3 credits
Calculus-based physics for Engineering and Physical Science majors. Wave mechanics, electromagnetic spectrum, radiation, photoelectric and Compton effects, spectra. Introductory quantum mechanics, harmonic oscillator, hydrogen atom, many-electron atoms, binding and energy bands in solids.
Pre- or corequisite: MTH 330
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