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Lecture 1
Chap 20.5, 22.1-22.3
Waves & Interference
Tues. 9/4
Lecture 2
Chap 22.4-22.6
Interference & Diffraction
Thurs. 9/6
Lecture 3
Chap 23.1-23.3
Reflection & Refraction
Tues. 9/11
Lecture 4
Chap 23.4-23.6
Image Formation
Thurs. 9/13
Honors Lect
Prof. K. Forest
Biological Diffraction
Fri. 9/14
Lecture 5
Chap 25.1-25.4
Charges, conductors & insulators
Tue. 9/18
Lecture 6
Chap 25.5-26.2
Electric Fields
Thu. 9/20
Honors Lect Prof. M. Rzch
Color Vision
Fri. 9/21
Lecture 7
Chap 26.3-26.7
Electric Fields & Charge Motion
Tues. 9/25
Lecture 8
Chap 27.1-27.5
Electric Flux & Gauss' law
Thurs. 9/27
Honors Lect
Dr. J. Meisel
Biological Electric Fields
Fri. 9/28
Lecture 9
Chap 22-27
Review for Exam 1
Tues. 10/2
Lecture 10
Chap 29.1-29.7
Electric Potential
Thurs. 10/4
Honors Lect  
No Honors Lecture
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 10/5
Lecture 11
Chap 30.1-30.7
Potential and E-Field
Tues. 10/9
Lecture 12
Chap 31.1-31.7
Resistors and DC Circuits
Thurs. 10/11
Honors Lec
Prof. R. Moss
Detecting the Body's electrical signals
Video
Fri. 10/12
Lecture 13
Chaps 31.8-31.10
DC Circuits and RC Circuits
Tues. 10/16
Lecture 14
Chap 32.1-32.3
Magnetic Fields and Force
Thurs. 10/18
Honors Lect
Prof. T. Montaruli
IceCube
Fri. 10/19
Lecture 15
Chap 32.2-5,32.7,32.9
Sources of Magnetic Fields
Tues. 10/23
Lecture 16
Chap. 32.6,32.8-9
Ampere's law and Forces on Wires
Thurs. 10/25
Honors Lect Prof. R. Wakai
Biomagnetism
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 10/26
Lecture 17
Chap. 29-33
Review for Exam 2
Tue. 10/30
Lecture 18
Chap 33.1-33.5,33.7,34.3
Faraday's law
Thur. 11/1
Honors Lect
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 11/2
Lecture 19
Chap 33.6,
34.1,34.4-34.6
EM Waves
Tue. 11/6
Lecture 20
Chap 34.6-7, 38.6
Waves&Polarization
Thur. 11/8
Honors Lect
Prof. D. Oertel
Interpreting Nerve Signals
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 11/9
Lecture 21
Chap 38.1-38.4
Light Quantization
Tue. 11/13
Lecture 22
Chap 38.4-38.7, 37.8
Matter waves&Bohr Atom
Thu. 11/15
Honors Lect
Dr. C. Woodward
Photosynthesis
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 11/16
Lecture 23
Chap. 39
Wave functions & uncertainty
Tue. 11/20
 
No Lecture
Thanksgiving Recess
 
Thurs. 11/22
 
No Honors Lecture
Thanksgiving Recess
 
Fri. 11/23
Lecture 24
Chap. 33-39
Review for Exam 3
Tue. 11/27
Lecture 25
Chap. 41.1-41.3
Move wave functions
Thu. 11/29
Lecture
Prof. C. Blanchard
Interaction of Radiations with Matter
Fri. 11/30
Lecture 26
Chap. 41.4-41.8
Atomic Physics & Lasers
Tue. 12/4
Lecture 27
Chap 42.1-42.3
Nuclear Structure
Tue. 12/6
Honors Lect Prof. B. Christian
Positron Emission Tomography
Powerpoint
Video
Fri. 12/7
Lecture 28
Chap 42.5-42.7
Radioactive Decay
Tue. 12/11
Lecture 29
Chap.
fission/fusion
Thu. 12/13




 

 
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