**Physics
6140
/ 7140
**

**Fundamentals
of Modern Physics
**

**Fall
2009 **
**
**

**D.
G. Ellis
**

Course Description

Book list

For information contact David.Ellis@utoledo.edu

*Updated Outline*

Solutions for Homework Set #1

Solutions for Homework Set #2

Solutions for Homework Set #3

Solutions for Homework Set #4

Midterm Exam Solutions

**Part I: Fundamentals**

Relativity

Particles and Waves

Wavefunctions

Schrödinger Equation in One Dimension

Principle of Superposition

Appendix: Linear Algebra

The Harmonic Oscillator

Angular Momentum

Hydrogen

Atoms

Electrons in Atoms

**Part IV: Thermal Physics**

Boltzmann Statistics

Quantum Statistics

Thermal Radiation

Thermal Physics

**Part V: Quantum Transitions**

Photon-Atom Interactions

Perturbation Theory

Applications of the Golden Rule

**Part VI: Molecules and Solids**

Quantum Ideas for Molecules

Introduction to Molecular Structure and Spectra

More about Molecular Spectra

Electrons in Solids

Topics in Solid State Physics

**Part VII: Nuclei and Particles**

Topics in Nuclear Physics

Topics in Nuclear Physics (continued)

Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics

Quarks and Leptons

NIST Table of Isotopes

Some isotope masses and decay modes

Link to Berkeley elementary particle site

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