Physics 2332: Modern Physics II

Lecture Hours: W/F 10:00 am - 11:30 am ROOM RB 3049

Textbook: Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th edition, Thornton and Rex.

Course Outline: Download PDF of Course Outline file of the course outline.

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11:45 am - 3 PM Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in
Room CB4025. Additional consultations can be arranged after class or by phone (343-8016) or by E-mail (apichart.linhananta@lakeheadu.ca)



Final Exam, Friday March 20, 1 - 4 pm, RB 1021
Do practice problem set 1
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Do practice problem set 3
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Equation Sheet for This year's FINAL EXAM
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Solution of Midterm 1
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Solution of Assignment 7 has been posted:
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Solution of Assignment 6 has been posted:
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Notes on Conductors, Semiconductors, and Insulators with Hints on Question 1 and 2 of the assignment 6 is given below:
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Notes on nuclear physics that will help you do some of the problems of assignment 6 is below:
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New version includes hints for doing question 6 of assignment 6 (problem 42 of chapter 12).


Previous Assignment

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Question 3 of assignment 1 requires reading the following article on the Schrodinger Cat:
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Here is an example on how to verify the hydrogen solution of question 1 and Unsold Theorem of Question 2:
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The PDF includes summary of Complex Numbers at the end of the document

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Assignment 4: Download PDF of Assignment 4
Due on Monday March 5, 2018, 3PM

RELEVANT NOTES FOR ASSIGNMENT 4:
1) Notes on Maxwell-Boltzman(MB) Speed Distribution:
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2) Quantum Ideal Gas, Fermi-Dirac degenerate gas, Fermi energy:
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Try doing Midterm 1 of 2016
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Here is the equation sheet for this year's midterm
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Midterm Topics based on some but not all of the first three assignments. Below is the topics and practice problems:
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Notes on Identical Particles (Question 1) can be downloaded here: Download PDF on Identical Particles
Notes on fine structures and Zeeman effect of Lithium cabn be downloaded here:
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Hints for Problem 36 chapter 8
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Notes on Pauli-Exclusion Principle and Carbon fine structure(fs) Download PDF on teh fine-structure (fs) of carbon
This is for students interested in understanding the fine structure of atoms with 2 valence electrons.

TRY PRACTICE QUESTIONS FOR MIDTERM 2
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Hints on how to calculate the three Moment of Inertia of H2O: Download PDF of H2O Moment of Inertia

Puzzle for Part B of Question 2 of Assignment 5 (finding Waldo)
Part B of Question 2 states that the transition photon wavenumber is 18 cm-1.
Go to the link to this experimental paper:
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In the plot on the second page, identify where I found the 18 cm-1