SPRING 2014- PHYSICS 388/389/506
EXPERIMENTS IN MODERN AND APPLIED PHYSICS 
 
mbe   Michaelson Morley  


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The purpose of this course is to acquire hands-on experience with experimental aspects of modern physics and  to deepen your understanding of the relations between experiment and theory. You will carry out  experiments which, when first performed, led to seminal discoveries  in physics. In the process you will acquire a set of basic skills essential to becoming an  experimental scientist. You will learn to use advanced laboratory equipment and will acquire computational skills necesasry for data analysis and error estimation. In adition you will acquire the skills to produce credible records of scientific data and you will learn how to disseminate scientific findings through written reports and oral presentations.    



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