Modern Physics (122)

Homework 6, Due 10/18

Time: Monday, Wednesday: 10:30am-11:45am

Location: SCI 242


This is a survey course of modern physics for science majors, covering special relativity, basic quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular physics, solid state physics, nuclear and particle physics, and cosmology. The historical foundations of these topics will also be presented. Your learning objectives are to be able to be able to set up and solve conceptual and computational questions on these topics, and to research and write a paper on a related topic.


All homework will be posted here (only), and will be due in class on the due date specified.

Course Documents

Specific Research Paper Guidelines (Your paragraph is in here.)

Quantum Well Software (Link)

Study Guide for Midterm #2

Practice Midterm #2 Problems


Extra Credit Presentation Schedule and Guidelines

Study Guide for Final Exam

Practice Final Exam Problems