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PHY 2060U – Modern Physics


An overview of early 20th century physics with a focus on atomic and nuclear physics. Topics include quantum physics, including blackbody radiation, the photoelectric effect, wave-particle duality, the wave function and Schrödinger equation, and the uncertainty principle; atomic physics, including the hydrogen atom, multielectron atoms, and the Pauli exclusions principle; and nuclear physics, including binding, radioactivity, and nuclear reactions.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Tutorial hours: 1.5
Corequisite(s): PHY 1020U MATH 1020U  
Credit restriction(s): CHEM 2010U  



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