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PHYS
Physics Department Site
PHYS106
Light, Perception, Photography, and Visual Phenomena
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with PHYS107)
Intended for the general student, this course will cover topics in optics which require minimal use of mathematics. Principles of optics, lenses, cameras, lasers and holography, physics of the eye, color vision and various visual phenomena such as rainbows.
PHYS107
Light, Perception, Photography and Visual Phenomena Laboratory
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Optional laboratory to accompany PHYS106. Laboratory experiments include geometrical optics (lenses, cameras, eye), optical instruments (telescope, binoculars), photography, perception, color phenomena, and wave phenomena.
PHYS121
Fundamentals of Physics I
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: PL
GenEd: DSNL
Prerequisite: MATH112 or MATH115.
Credit only granted for: PHYS121, PHYS131, or PHYS331.
The first part of a two-semester course in general physics treating the fields of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Together with PHYS122, this generally satisfies the minimum requirement of medical and dental schools.
Physics Clinic, PHY 1214, MTWHF 12,2. If purchasing used books additional software may be required.

Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS122
Fundamentals of Physics II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: PL
GenEd: DSNL
Prerequisite: PHYS121; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: PHYS122, PHYS132, or PHYS332.
A continuation of PHYS121, which together with it, generally satisfies the minimum requirement of medical and dental schools.
Physics Clinic, PHY 1214, MTWHF 11,2. If purchasing used books additional software may be required.

Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS131
Fundamentals of Physics for Life Sciences I
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH130, MATH131, and CHEM131; and (BSCI160 and BSCI161; or BSCI106); and (BSCI170 and BSCI171; or BSCI105). Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: PHYS121, PHYS131, or PHYS331.
The first part of a two-semester course in general physics specifically oriented towards applications relevant for students in biology and pre-medical programs. The course covers basic mechanics including forces and energy, properties of matter, and thermodynamics done in authentic biological contexts.
Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS132
Fundamentals of Physics for Life Sciences II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS131; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: PHYS122, PHYS132, or PHYS332.
The second part of a two-semester course in general physics specifically oriented towards applications relevant for students in biology and pre-medical programs. The course covers basic statistical physics, electricity and magnetism, and optics done in authentic biological contexts.
Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS161
General Physics: Mechanics and Particle Dynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: PS
GenEd: DSNS
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: PHYS141, PHYS161, or PHYS171.
First semester of a three-semester calculus-based general physics course. Laws of motion, force, and energy; principles of mechanics, collisions, linear momentum, rotation, and gravitation.
Physics Clinic, PHY 1214, MTWHF 11, 1, 2. If purchasing used books additional software may be required.
PHYS165
Introduction to Programming in the Physical Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS171, PHYS141, or PHYS161; or must have scored 3 or higher on AP PHYS exam.
Introduction to programming using examples in the physical sciences. Provides instruction in the techniques of upper-level languages such as Fortran, C, and Pascal, as well as an introduction to the object oriented programming techniques used in Python, C++ and Java. Includes strong component of visualization and graphing.
PHYS171
Introductory Physics: Mechanics and Relativity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: PS
GenEd: DSNS
Prerequisite: (MATH140; and a high school physics course); or permission of CMNS-Physics department. And must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH141.
Credit only granted for: PHYS141, PHYS161, or PHYS171.
First semester of a three semester sequence for physics majors and those desiring a rigorous preparation in the physical sciences: kinematics, Newton's laws, energy and work, linear and angular momenta, temperature and pressure, ideal gas law, and special relativity.
PHYS174
Physics Laboratory Introduction
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: MATH140.
Recommended: High school physics.
Introduces students to the techniques of data gathering and analysis. This course will lay a foundation for higher-level labs in physics and the physical sciences. Students will learn to use laboratory equipment such as calipers, meters, oscilloscopes, and computer interfaces. Techniques of measurement and error analysis will be presented. Students will be taught to use the computer for data analysis with an emphasis on using spreadsheets.
PHYS260
General Physics: Vibration, Waves, Heat, Electricity and Magnetism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with PHYS261)
Prerequisite: PHYS161 and MATH141.
Corequisite: PHYS261.
Credit only granted for: PHYS142, PHYS260, or PHYS272.
Second semester of a three-semester calculus-based general physics course. Vibrations, waves, fluids; heat, kinetic theory, and thermodynamics; electrostatics, circuits, and magnetism. PHYS260 and PHYS261 must be taken in the same semester.
If purchasing used books additional software may be required.
PHYS261
General Physics: Vibrations, Waves, Heat, Electricity and Magnetism (Laboratory)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: PHYS260.
Lab includes experiments on mechanics, vibrations, waves, heat, electricity and magnetism. PHYS260 and PHYS261 (lab) must be taken in the same semester.
Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS261M
(Perm Req)
General Physics: Vibrations, Waves, Heat, Electricity and Magnetism (Laboratory)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: PHYS260.
Lab includes experiments on mechanics, vibrations, waves, heat, electricity and magnetism. PHYS260 and PHYS261 (lab) must be taken in the same semester.
PHYS270
General Physics: Electrodynamics, Light, Relativity and Modern Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with PHYS271)
Prerequisite: PHYS261, MATH241, and PHYS260.
Corequisite: PHYS271.
Third semester of a three-semester calculus-based general physics course. Electrodynamics, Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves, geometrical optics, interference, diffraction, special theory of relativity, and modern physics. PHYS270 and PHYS271 (lab) must be taken in the same semester.
If purchasing used books additional software may be required.
PHYS271
General Physics: Electrodynamics, Light, Relativity and Modern Physics (Laboratory)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS261.
Corequisite: PHYS270.
Lab includes experiments on ac circuits, magnetism, light and modern physics. PHYS270 and PHYS271 (lab) must be taken in the same semester.
Students must pay a $50.00 lab materials fee.
PHYS271M
(Perm Req)
General Physics: Electrodynamics, Light, Relativity and Modern Physics (Laboratory)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS261.
Corequisite: PHYS270.
Lab includes experiments on ac circuits, magnetism, light and modern physics. PHYS270 and PHYS271 (lab) must be taken in the same semester.
PHYS272
Introductory Physics: Fields
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with PHYS275)
Prerequisite: PHYS161 or PHYS171; and MATH141; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH241.
Credit only granted for: PHYS142, (PHYS260 and PHYS261) or PHYS272..
Additional information: CORE Distributive Studies Physical Sciences Laboratory Course only when taken concurrently with PHYS275.
Second semester of a calculus based general physics course. Universal gravitation, electric and magnetic fields and potentials, simple circuits, Maxwell's equations in integral form. Continues the application of mathematics to conceptual models, now with more abstract components.
Also offered as PHYS272H. Credit granted for PHYS272 or PHYS272H.
PHYS272H
(Perm Req)
Introductory Physics: Fields
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with PHYS275)
Prerequisite: PHYS161 or PHYS171; and MATH141; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH241.
Credit only granted for: PHYS142, (PHYS260 and PHYS261) or PHYS272..
Additional information: CORE Distributive Studies Physical Sciences Laboratory Course only when taken concurrently with PHYS275.
Second semester of a calculus based general physics course. Universal gravitation, electric and magnetic fields and potentials, simple circuits, Maxwell's equations in integral form. Continues the application of mathematics to conceptual models, now with more abstract components.
For general honors students only. Also offered as PHYS272. Credit granted for PHYS272 or PHYS272H.
PHYS273
Introductory Physics: Waves
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241 and PHYS272.
Corequisite: PHYS274.
Credit only granted for: (PHYS270 and PHYS271) or PHYS273.
Oscillations and AC circuits using complex variables, Fourier series an integrals, waves on strings, sound; electromagnetic waves from Maxwell's equations in differential form; physical optics.
Also offered as PHYS273H. Credit granted for PHYS273 or PHYS273H.
PHYS273H
(Perm Req)
Introductory Physics: Waves
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241 and PHYS272.
Corequisite: PHYS274.
Credit only granted for: (PHYS270 and PHYS271) or PHYS273.
Oscillations and AC circuits using complex variables, Fourier series an integrals, waves on strings, sound; electromagnetic waves from Maxwell's equations in differential form; physical optics.
For general honors students only. Also offered as PHYS273. Credit granted for PHYS273 or PHYS273H.
PHYS274
Mathematical Methods for Physics I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241 and PHYS272.
A first course in mathematical methods for physics. Topics include linear algebra, curvilinear coordinates and vector analysis.
PHYS275
(Perm Req)
Experimental Physics I: Mechanics and Heat
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS161 or PHYS171; and PHYS174.
Additional information: CORE Physical Science Lab (PL) Course only when taken concurrently with PHYS272.
Methods and rationale of experimental physics. Intended for physics majors and science and engineering students who desire a more rigorous approach. Experiments chosen from the areas of mechanics (from PHYS171), gas laws, and heats. Theory and applications of error analysis.
PHYS276
(Perm Req)
Experimental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS272 and PHYS275.
Second course in the three semester introductory sequence. Methods and rationale of experimental physics. Experiments chosen from the fields of electricity and magnetism including electrostatics, magnetostatics, magnetic induction, AC circuits.
PHYS299
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS299B
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics; Developing a Physics Toolbox
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS174. Introduces students to the skills needed to become a successful physicist, but rarely taught in traditional undergraduate physics coursework. The skills covered will include scientific reading and writing skills, presentation skills as well as tools commonly used in physics research. As much as possible, this course will allow students to do real science as opposed to cookie-cutter experiments with known results.
PHYS371
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS273 and PHYS274.
Corequisite: PHYS373.
Credit only granted for: PHYS371 or PHYS420.
Additional information: This course is intended primarily for physics and astronomy majors.
Introduces students to special relativity, thermodynamics and quantum mechanics at an intermediate level.
PHYS373
Mathematical Methods for Physics II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS273 and PHYS274.
A second course in mathematical methods for physics. Topics include introduction to ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, and complex analysis.
PHYS375
(Perm Req)
Experimental Physics III: Electromagnetic Waves, Optics and Modern Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: PHYS276 and PHYS273.
Third course in the three-semester introductory sequence. Methods and rationale of experimental physics. Experiments chosen from the areas of electromagnetic waves, optics and modern physics.
PHYS386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS389
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS398
(Perm Req)
Independent Studies Seminar
Credits: 1 - 16
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS399
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS399C
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics; Physics STEM Seminar
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PHYS399E
Special Problems in Physics; Physics STEM Seminar III
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PHYS401
Quantum Physics I
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS371 and PHYS373.
Formerly: PHYS421.
Introduces some quantum phenomena leading to wave-particle duality. Schroedinger theory for bound states and scattering in one dimension. One-particle Schroedinger equation and the hydrogen atom.
PHYS402
Quantum Physics II
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS401.
Quantum states as vectors; spin and spectroscopy, multiparticle systems the periodic table, perturbation theory, band structure, etc.
PHYS404
Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS371 or PHYS420.
Introduction to basic concepts in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.
PHYS405
(Perm Req)
Advanced Experiments
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS375.
Restriction: Must be in a major within CMNS-Physics department.
Advanced laboratory techniques. Selected experiments from many fields o modern physics. Emphasis on self-study of the phenomena, data analysis, and presentation in report form.
PHYS407
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Experimental Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: PHYS499 and PHYS375; and permission of CMNS-Physics department.
Restriction: Must be in a major within CMNS-Physics department; and senior standing.
Students develop and complete an independent, experimental research project with a professor in the Physics Department. The project should be a continuation of work done in PHYS499A. To obtain permission, students must submit a proposal describing the experimental work to be completed and this proposal must be approved by their faculty mentor, the associate chair for undergraduate education and the chair of the laboratory committee. Students must maintain a lab notebook, give an oral presentation and complete a written report on their research that includes data and error analysis.
PHYS410
Classical Mechanics
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS373.
Theoretical foundations of mechanics with extensive application of the methods. Various mathematical tools of theoretical physics.
PHYS411
Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS373.
Foundations of electromagnetic theory, with extensive applications of the methods. Thorough treatment of wave properties of solutions of Maxwell's equations.
PHYS420
Principles of Modern Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH246. And PHYS271 and PHYS270; or PHYS273.
Credit only granted for: PHYS371 or PHYS420.
A survey of atomic and nuclear phenomena and the main trends in modern physics. Appropriate for students in engineering and other physical sciences.
PHYS431
(Perm Req)
Properties of Matter
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS271, PHYS270, and MATH241; and (PHYS401 or PHYS420).
Also offered as: ENMA460.
Credit only granted for: ENMA460 or PHYS431.
Introduction to solid state physics. Electromagnetic, thermal, and elastic properties of metals, semiconductors, insulators and superconductors.
PHYS474
Computational Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS404; and PHYS373; and (PHYS165, CMSC106, or CMSC131).
This course provides an overview of some of the most widely used methods of computational physics, including numerical integration (elementary algorithms and Monte Carlo techniques), numerical solutions of differential equations (classical equations of motion, time independent and time dependent Schrodinger equations), molecular dynamics simulations (classical many-body systems), and Monte Carlo simulations (classical models of magnetism). In addition to giving the students a basic working knowledge of these particular techniques, the goal is to make them proficient in scientific computing and programming in general, so that they will be prepared to tackle also other computational problem that they may encounter in the future.
PHYS499A
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS499B
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics
Credits: 1 - 16
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS499M
Special Problems in Physics; Physics, Material Chemistry and Device Applications at the Nanoscale
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as ENMA489X. Credit granted for PHYS499M or ENMA489X.
PHYS499O
Special Problems in Physics; Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
PHYS499T
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Physics; Accelerator Physics - Building the Maryland 5 MeV Cyclotron
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENEE380. Corequisite: ENEE381 or PHYS411; or permission of instructor. Restriction: Permission of ECE department.

Cyclotrons are versatile accelerators whose use, because of an unsurpassed economic footprint, continues to expand in basic research, industry, medicine, and education. They also capture most of fundamentalphysics and technology of the biggest particle accelerators, such as CERN's LHC. This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to fundamental beam physics as well as the technology of cyclotrons, their design, commissioning, and operation. Students of this course will be designing and building a cyclotron.
PHYS603
(Perm Req)
Methods of Statistical Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: PHYS602 or PHYS603.
Foundations and applications of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.
Advanced special students require department authorization. Also offered as CHPH718F.
PHYS606
Electrodynamics
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS604; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Classical electromagnetic theory, electro- and magnetostatics, Maxwell equations, waves and radiation, special relativity.
PHYS615
Nonlinear Dynamics of Extended Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS601.
Theory and applications of nonlinear dynamics of extended systems including nonlinear waves, pattern formation, turbulence, self-organized criticality and networks. Additional topics to be selected by instructor from areas of current research.
PHYS623
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have an outstanding undergraduate background in physics.
First and second semesters. A study of the Schroedinger equation, matrix formulations of quantum mechanics, approximation methods, scattering theory etc., and applications to solid state, atomic, and nuclear physics. Continuation of PHYS 622.
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS625
Non-relativistic Quantum Mechanics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS623.
Non-relativistic second quantization, single particle Green's function, perturbation theory, linked cluster expansion, Feynman and Goldstone diagrams; applications to imperfect Fermi gases; superconductivity.
PHYS708
Seminar in Teaching College Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS709
Seminar in General Physics; Statistical Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as CHPH709B. Credit granted for CHPH709B or PHYS709.
PHYS720
Quantum Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: A good grounding in electromagnetism and quantum mechanics is necessary; familiarity with density matrices and master equations will be helpful.
Physical principles behind emerging quantum technologies, from quantum-limited amplifiers to atomic simulators. Examination of current and emerging platforms for quantum technologies, including neutral atom, ion trap, superconducting circuit, photonic, and spin-based approaches. Focus on hurdles for implementing quantum devices for new applications.
PHYS728
Seminar in Atomic and Molecular Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS731
Solid State Physics: Survey
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
A variety of topics such as crystal structure, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties of solids, band structure, the Fermi surface, and superconductivity will be treated. Although the emphasis will be on the phenomena, the methods of quantum mechanics are freely employed in this description.
PHYS738
Seminar in Experimental Solid State Physics; Quantum Mechanical Many-Body Problems
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS739
Seminar in Theoretical Solid State Physics; Quantum Mechanical Many-Body Problems
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS748
Seminar in Experimental Nuclear Physics; Seminar in Nuclear Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS752
Elementary Particle Physics II: Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS751 and PHYS624.
Survey of elementary particles and their properties, quantum field theory, meson theory, weak interactions, possible extensions of elementary particle theory.
PHYS758E
Seminar in Elementary Particles and Quantum Field Theory; Experimental Results Including Cosmic Ray Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS759
Seminar in Elementary Particles and Quantum Field Theory
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS769
Seminar in Plasma Physics; Plasma Physics Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS778
Seminar in Space and Cosmic Ray Physics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Advanced special students require department authorization.
PHYS798
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Advanced Physics
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS798B
Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Physics Colloquium
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS798D
Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Applied Dynamics Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as ENEE698D. Credit granted ENEE698D or PHYS798D.
PHYS798E
Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Electrophysics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as ENEE698D. Credit granted for ENEE698D or PHYS798E.
PHYS798L
Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Biophysics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as CHPH709L and BIPH698L. Credit granted for CHPH709L, BIPH698L or PHYS798L.
PHYS798N
Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Data Practicum at the Intersection of the Physical, computer, and Life Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS799B
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
PHYS838C
Special Topics in Experimental Solid State Physics; Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials Seminar
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS839A
Special Topics in Theoretical Solid State Physics
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS851
Advanced Quantum Field Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS624.
Renormalization, unitarity, gauge theory, S-matrix construction.
PHYS879G
Special Topics in General Relativity; Gravitational Wave Physics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS879J
Special Topics in General Relativity; String Theory Reading Group
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS889E
Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Problems; Seminar in Physics Education Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
PHYS898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
PHYS899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Physics Colloquium meets Tu 4-5:30 in PHY 1410 and PHY 1412. Physics Journal Club meets Th 4-5:30 in PHY 1410.
Contact department for information to register for this course.