2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 323 - Modern Physics I


A treatment of atomic and nuclear physics in terms of the Schroedinger Theory. Topics include: relativity, thermal radiation and the origin of quantum theory; Bohr Theory, particles and waves; Schroedinger Equation and Solutions; one-electron atom, magnetic moments; spin; multi-electron atoms; x-rays; composition of nuclei, nuclear models, alpha, beta, gamma radiation, nuclear reactions, nuclear forces, and elementary particles.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: PHY 102 , MTH 302 

 
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