Academic Catalog

PHYS202 MODERN PHYSICS

Course Code: 2300202
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ENVER BULUR
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300105 | 2300106
Set 2: 2300111 | 2300114
Set 3: 2300112 | 2300113
Set 4: 2300111 | 2300112
Set 5: 2300113 | 2300114
Set 6: 2300109 | 2300110
Set 7: 2300109 | 2300114
Set 8: 2300110 | 2300113
One of the sets above should be completed before taking PHYS202 MODERN PHYSICS.

Course Content

Special theory of relativity; particle properties of waves; wave properties of particles; Atomic structure; elementary quantum mechanics; many electron atoms; nuclear structure and radioactivity.