2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYC 260 Introduction to Modern Physics

Basic concepts, underlying principles, theories, and applications of modern physics. Some topics include special relativity, quantum physics, atomic structure and models, molecules, solids, nuclei, particles, statistical mechanics, astrophysics, and cosmology. Applications include lasers, scanning tunneling microscopes, semiconductor devices, and nanoelectronics.

Prerequisite: PHYC 122.