Jul 18, 2019  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 227 - Fundamental Physics: Waves, Optics, and Modern Physics (1-3)


Geometrical and physical optics, wave phenomena; quantum physics, including the photoelectric effect, line spectra and the Bohr atom; the wave nature of matter, Schroedinger’s equation and solutions; the Uncertainty Principle, special theory of relativity.

Prerequisite: PHYS 226  with a “C” (2.0) or better. Corequisite: PHYS 227L , except for biochemistry, chemistry and mechanical engineering majors, who may enroll for one unit (optics component). All others must enroll for three units.



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