Classical & Quantum Waves

PREREQUISITES: PHYS-UA 95 OR PHYS-UA 12 & MATH-UA 123 OR MATH-UA 222, ALL WITH A MINIMUM GRADE OF C.

STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR RCT SEC 002 OR 003.

Introduction to the physics of classical and quantum waves for students who have had at least one year of college physics and three semesters of calculus or intensive calculus. Topics include linear and nonlinear oscillators, resonance, coupled oscillators, normal modes, mechanical waves, light, matter waves, Fourier analysis, Fourier optics (diffraction), and an introduction to numerical (computer) methods for solving differential equations.

Course Information

PHYS-UA 105

Undergraduate

3 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

1
Frank Moscatelli
MW: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM MEYR 102