Physics 407 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Advanced Laboratory
Course Number: 
407
Semester:
Spring
Year:
2014
Course Home Page:
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Course Description: 
Advanced experiments in classical and modern physics, many associated with the subject matter of Physics 415, 448, 449. Possible experiments include beta decay, muon lifetime, nuclear magnetic resonance, Stern-Gerlach atomic beam, Mossbauer scattering, velocity of light, Zeeman effect, and Compton scattering. Techniques for the statistical analysis of experimental data are emphasized. One (two) credit students will typically perform 4 (8) experiments.
Prerequisites: 
Physics 307 or 308 or consent of instructor
Lab Place and Time: 
TR 1:00-5:00pm, 3105 Chamberlin Hall
Instructor: 
Mark Eriksson
Dan Mc Cammon
Textbooks:
Data Reduction and Error Analysis For the Physical Sciences, 3rd edition by Bevington and Robinson Mcgraw Hill 2003, ISBN 0072472278
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