PHYS 442

PHYS 442
Experimental Phys. I
Credits: 
4
Experiments illustrative of basic experimental techniques in modern physics such as photoelectric effect, charge to mass ratio of the electron, scattering, Cavendish torsion balance, study of counting statistics, x-ray scattering, radioctivity, quantization of atomic energy levels. Furthermore, quick review of data analysis: statistics, probability distributions, least squares method, Chi-square test. (2+0+4) 4
Prerequisite: 
PHYS 311 or PHYS 407.