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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 3700/3701 - Introduction to Modern Physics (and lab)

Prerequisite: PHYS 2120/2121  with a grade of “C” or higher; or permission of instructor; Corequisite: PHYS 3701, ENGL 2700 
Relativity, quantization of radiation, matter waves, early atomic models, Schroedinger’s wave mechanics. Photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Planck’s constant, black body radiation, Franck-Hertz experiment, electron diffraction, atomic emission spectra, Millikan oil drop experiment, Bragg scattering, e/m ratio for the electron, and/or other modern experiments.