Physics 108

Introduction to Modern Physics

Physics 108 applies the material covered in Physics 107 to a study of physical optics and modern physics, including the wave-particle duality of light and matter, quantum effects, special relativity, nuclear physics, and elementary particles. Laboratory work includes experiments such as thecharge-to-mass ratio for electrons, the photoelectric effect, and electron diffraction. Prerequisite(s): Physics 107 or s25. Not open to students who have received credit for First-Year Seminar 274. Enrollment limited to 72 per section.

Course Information


Lecture sections meet
in Room 204,
Carnegie Science.


A: MWF 8:00-9:20 AM
B: MWF 9:30-10:50 AM


Labs meet every other week
(designated Week A and Week
B).  All lab sections meet in
Room 301, Carnegie Science


1:  Tue  8:00 – 10:50 AM
2:  Tue  1:10 – 4:00 PM
3:  Wed 1:10 – 4:00 PM
4:  Thu 1:10 – 4:00 PM

PALG Sessions

PALG Sessions will
be held regularly
throughout the
semester.  You will
receive email
notification of PALG
session times and
locations throughout
the semester.

The Faculty


      Nathan Lundblad
Office Hours:


         Hong Lin
Office Hours:

       Mark Semon
Office Hours:

The Lab Instructor

        Mark Nordberg
Office Hours:
Wed 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Thu 10:30 - 11:30 AM
or by appointment

The Student TA’s

Lab TA’s:

Tue AM: Lucia DeRose
Tue PM:
Wed PM: Chris Ward
Thu PM:

PALG Leaders: