# Graduate

## PHYS 202 Introduction to Teaching in Physics

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

## PHYS 205 Introduction to Research in Physics

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 210 Classical Mechanics and Thermal Physics

Generalized coordinates, Lagrange and Hamiltonian mechanics, Poisson Brackets, Classical field theory, other advanced topics in classical dynamics. Introduction to thermodynamics, thermodynamic potentials and Legendre transforms, entropy, distribution functions. (Formerly Classical Mechanics.)

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 212 Electromagnetism I

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 214 Electromagnetism II

Electromagnetic waves; waves in dispersive media; waveguides and cavities; complete development of special relativity with applications; Lorentz covariant formulation of Maxwell's equations; radiating systems; scattering and diffraction; advanced topics in radiation theory and optics.

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 212. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 215 Introduction to Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 216 Advanced Topics in Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 215. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 217 Quantum Field Theory I

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 216 or exception by permission of the instructor. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students or by permission of the instructor.

## PHYS 218 Quantum Field Theory II

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 217. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 219 Statistical Physics

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Prerequisites: PHYS 210. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 220 Theory of Many-Body Physics

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 216 and PHYS 219. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 221A Introduction to Particle Physics I

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 217 or concurrent enrollment. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 221B Introduction to Particle Physics II

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 221A; PHYS 217 or concurrent enrollment. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 222 Quantum Field Theory III

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 218 and PHYS 221B. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 224 Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology

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#### Cross Listed Courses

ASTR 224

#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 226 General Relativity

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#### Cross Listed Courses

ASTR 226

#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 231 Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 216 or equivalent course or by permission of the instructor. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, or by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 232 Condensed Matter Physics

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 231. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 233 Advanced Condensed Matter Physics

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Prerequisite(s): PHYS 231. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 234 Soft Condensed Matter Physics

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## PHYS 240 Polymer Physics

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 242 Computational Physics

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Prerequisite(s): basic programming experience in C or Fortran. No previous experience with Mathematica is required. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 251 Group Theory and Modern Physics

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

## PHYS 261 Fundamentals of Mesoscopic Systems

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#### Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 210, PHYS 215, PHYS 216, PHYS 219 or equivalents; exceptions are possible by permission of instructor. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

## PHYS 262 Phase Transformations in Materials

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students in physics, materials science and engineering, and chemistry and biochemistry programs.

## PHYS 290 Special Topics

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291A Cosmology

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291B X-rays and Magnetism

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291C Developments in Theoretical Particle Physics

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#### Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 218. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291D Experimental High-Energy Collider Physics

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291E Applied Physics

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Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291F Experimental High-Energy and Particle Astrophysics Seminar

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#### Instructor

David Smith, David Williams

#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291G Condensed Matter Physics Research Seminar

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 291H Physics Education and Communication Seminar

Seminar on communicating physics both in the classroom and in the research setting. Topics include a review of current research in physics education research, as well as methods and techniques for effective communication of research results in standard conference presentation modes. Recently published results are covered.

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

#### Quarter offered

Winter, Spring

## PHYS 292 Seminar

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#### Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 292F Seminar

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## PHYS 297A Independent Study

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 297B Independent Study

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 297C Independent Study

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 298 Theoretical and Experimental Research Project

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## PHYS 299A Thesis Research

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 299B Thesis Research

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

## PHYS 299C Thesis Research

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#### Repeatable for credit

Yes

Cross-listed courses that are managed by another department are listed at the bottom.

### Cross-listed Courses

## AM 107 Introduction to Fluid Dynamics

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#### Cross Listed Courses

PHYS 107

#### Requirements

Prerequisite(s): AM 112 or MATH 107 or PHYS 116C or EART 111.

## ASTR 9A Introduction to Research in Physics and Astrophysics

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#### Cross Listed Courses

PHYS 9A

## ASTR 9B Introduction to Research in Physics and Astrophysics

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#### Cross Listed Courses

PHYS 9B

#### General Education Code

PR-E