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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Physics

PHYS 223 (W) Modern Physics (1)

A survey of the major developments in physics of the 20th century, as well as an introduction to more sophisticated mathematical and laboratory techniques. Topics include special relativity, the quantum nature of light, the wave nature of particles, the Schrödinger equation, atomic physics, molecules, quantum statistical physics, nuclear physics, particle physics and cosmology. Laboratory.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: PHYS 222 and MATH 142

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Watkins, Bigelow