PHYS 3950 Modern Physics Laboratory
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 19.
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4 hours; 2 credits
Experimental studies illustrating important discoveries of twentieth century physics. They include Franck-Hertz experiment for energy quantization, Thomson?s experiment for ratio of electronic charge to mass, photoelectric effect and measurement of Planck?s constant, measurement of speed of light, interferometry, Zeeman effect, high-Tc superconductivity, and hydrogen fine structure.
Prerequisite: Physics 3900 .
Prerequisite or Corequisite: Physics 3100 [10.5].
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