Course: PHYS 365. Experimental Physics I (2)
Preparatory: MATH 250, 280; PHYS 227/L; Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: PHYS 389. Advanced experimental techniques in physics, with topics including optics, nuclear physics, thin-film characteristics, microwaves, data acquisition via computer interface, computer simulations, solar observations and other topics chosen by the instructor. This course includes a module on computer analysis in physics using MATLAB. Students are trained in advanced experimental techniques and complete two experimental modules for 2 units of credit. 6 hours per week.