PHY305: Experimental Modern Physics

Gustavus Adolphus College

Fall Semester 2009

Dr. Thomas Huber
Dr. Jessie Petricka

Course Description

This course will involve the student in several areas of experimental modern physics, and will introduce state-of-the-art methods of data acquisition and analysis. While performing experiments in such areas as condensed-matter-physics, modern optics and nuclear physics, the student will maintain a detailed laboratory notebook. The student will also write formal lab reports for some of the experiments carried out in the course. Six hours of laboratory and one hour of lecture weekly.

Course Organization and Grading