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PHYS208 - Aspects of Modern Physics

Experimental evidence for limitations of classical physics; Einstein's special theory of relativity; length contraction; time dilation; twin paradox; equivalence of mass and energy; relativistic mass and momentum; the photo-electric effect, the Compton effect, X-ray production and electron diffraction; a discussion of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and the Schrodinger equation including applications of one dimensional potential wells and barriers; tunnelling; the simple harmonic oscillator; atomic physics; hydrogen atom; periodic table. Prerequisites: PHYS 126 or 146; MATH 113 or 114. SCI 100 may be used in lieu of PHYS 126 or 146 and MATH 113 or 114. Credit may be obtained in only one of PHYS 208 or 271.

Winter Term 2019

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Winter Term 2019 - LEC B01 (87106)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jpinfold@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2018

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Winter Term 2018 - LEC B01 (88258)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jpinfold@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2017

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Winter Term 2017 - LEC B01 (71735)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jpinfold@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2016

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Winter Term 2016 - LEC B01 (76848)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: hegmann@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2015

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Winter Term 2015 - LEC B01 (82034)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jdavis@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2014

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Winter Term 2014 - LEC B01 (63158)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jdavis@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2013

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Winter Term 2013 - LEC B01 (62410)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (SAB 331)
Instructor: jdavis@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2012

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Winter Term 2012 - LEC B01 (52532)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (CCIS L1 160)
Instructor: jdavis@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2011

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Winter Term 2011 - LEC B01 (52724)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (ED 254)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2010

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Winter Term 2010 - LEC B01 (51421)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (ED 254)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2009

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Winter Term 2009 - LEC B01 (71531)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (ETLC E2 002)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2008

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Winter Term 2008 - LEC B01 (11682)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (V 102)
Instructor: penin@ualberta.ca - Profile
Winter Term 2007

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Winter Term 2007 - LEC B01 (41832)

TR 12:30:00 - 13:50:00 (CAB 273)
Instructor: brouwer@ualberta.ca - Profile

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