PH55: Modern Physics

Gustavus Adolphus College
Spring 1997
Professor: Dr. Thomas Huber

Course Description

An introduction to the elementary theoretical aspects of special relativity, quantum mechanics, atomic and nuclear structure, and a few selected topics from solid state physics and particle physics. The course presents the structure of these theories and how they differ from corresponding classical theories, and some historical and philosophical aspects of the theories. Class discussion and demonstrations. Prerequisites: PH45, PH50, and MC53 or permission of instructor. Spring semester.
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