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Summer Semester 2018
Feb 24, 2024
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PHYS 2251 - Modern Physics I
First of a two-quarter sequence. Topics covered: Introduction to special relativity; photons, de Broglie wavelength, Heisenberg uncertainty principles, quantum numbers and invariance principles; introduction to quantum physics of atoms, molecules, solids and nuclei; radioactive decay; elementary particles. Prerequisites: PHYS 1113, PHYS 1213 or PHYS 1214 and MATH 1953. Corequisite: MATH 2070.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics and Astronomy Department

May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Colorado Women's College
      University College

(Undergraduate level PHYS 1113 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 1213 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 1214 Minimum Grade of D-) and (Undergraduate level MATH 1953 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level MATH 1963 Minimum Grade of D-)

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