PHY 201 - ELEMENTARY MODERN PHYSICS

2 Unit(s)


Special Relativity. Defects in Newtonian Mechanics; the speed of light; the Lorentz transformation, transformation of velocities; Experimental basis of quantum theory; Black body radiation; electrons and quanta; Bohr’s theory of atomic structure; De Broglie hypothesis, the uncertainty principle; Schrodinger’s equation and simple applications.