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PHYS 280 - Contemporary Physics


An intermediate-level course providing the ideas and tools needed for students to study advanced physics. Topics include fundamental forces and particles, symmetry and conservation laws, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, relativity, Fourier analysis, as well as a selection of topics from among nuclear decay, scattering theory, wave theory, chaos, and other topics of interest in contemporary physics. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in PHYS 111 C or permission of instructor. Fall (Group II Natural Science)