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

Lecture sections meet
in Room 204,
Carnegie Science.

Sections:

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

Lab

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

Sections:

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

Lecture:

          Mark Semon
Office Hours:
Mon 11 AM – noon
Wed 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fri 11:00 AM – noon
or by appointment

Laboratory:

         Mike Durst
Office Hours:
Fri 1:30 – 4:30 PM
or by appointment

     Eric Wollman
Office Hours:
Wed 3:00 – 4:00 PM

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: Chris Ward
Tue PM: Jenny Chen
Wed PM: Eddie Moan
Thu PM:  Linnea Kaye

PALG Leaders:

Erin Curry
Jocelyn Hoye

          Lecture

               Lab