Earth to Mars

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 8.1 - The Pauli Exclusion Principle

Section 8.2 - Electronic States in Many-Electron Atoms

Section 8.3 - Outer Electrons: Screening and Optical Transitions

Section 8.4 - Properties of the Elements

Section 8.5 - Inner Electrons: Absorption Edges and X Rays

Section 8.6 - Addition of Angular Momenta

Section 8.7 - Lasers