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Modern Physics

Modern Physics is a survey course. It covers a broad scope of topics at a very shallow level. It is meant to introduce and familiarize you with the material for use in later courses. These topics include Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and Statistical Mechanics.

The prerequisites for this course are: Calculus IIPhysics I and Physics II

This course is a co- or prerequisite for: Multivariable Calculus, and Differential Equations

Book resources 

Section 3.1 - Review of Electromagnetic Waves

Section 3.2 - The Photoelectric Effect

Section 3.3 - Thermal Radiation

Section 3.4 - The Compton Effect

Section 3.5 - Other Photon Processes

Section 3.6 - What is a Photon?