2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Physics (PHY)

PHY 565  Physical Mechanics  (3 Credits)  

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PHY 566  Electricicity and Magnetism  (3 Credits)  

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PHY 580  Quantum Mechanics for Material Science  (3 Credits)  

This course covers basic principles, the Schrodinger equation, wave functions, representation of dynamical variables as operators or matrices; bound and continuum states in one-dimensional systems; bound states in central potentials; hydrogen atoms; Perturbation Theory; the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with atomic systems; rotations and angular momentum and applications to solid state systems

PHY 590  Physics Demonstration  (3 Credits)  

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PHY 591  Experimental Concepts in Physics  (3 Credits)  

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PHY 653  Solid State Physics  (3 Credits)  

This course covers mechanical, thermal, and electric properties of solids; crystal structure; Band Theory; semiconductors; phonons and transport phenomena.

PHY 675  Elctricity and Magnetism  (3 Credits)  

This course covers the development of Maxwell's equations; Conservation Laws; problems in electrostatics and magnetostatics; time-dependent solutions of Maxwell's equations; motion of particles in electromagnetic fields; plane waves in dielectric and conductive media; dipole and quadrupole radiation from nonrelativistic systems; Fourier analysis of radiation field and photons, and scattering and diffraction of electromagnetic waves.