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. 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. Enrollment Requirements: Student must have passed PHYS 226 with a passing grade of C.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017