PHYS 2350 Modern Physics I

Quantitative treatment of important topics of 20th-century physics, focused on special relativity and introductory quantum physics. Planck's and de Broglie's hypotheses, photons, the Bohr model, introduction to wave mechanics, the hydrogen atom, spatial quantization, spin, exclusion principle, multi-electron atoms.


PHYS 1210 and 1220 or 1310 and 1320, MATH 1210 and 1220 or equivalent.