Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Special relativity: time dilation, Doppler Effect, Length contraction, Twins paradox Study the related chapter in the book
2 Relativistic momentum, mass and energy, the Lorentz Transformation Study the related chapter in the book
3 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
4 Particle Properties of Waves: Electromagnetic Waves, Black Body Radiation, Photoelectric effect, What is light, X-rays Study the related chapter in the book
5 Compton effect, pair production, Photons and gravity, Solving problems related to the subject Study the related chapter in the book
6 Wave Properties of Particles: De Broglie waves, probability waves, a wave description, phase and group velocities, particles diffraction Study the related chapter in the book
7 Particle in the box, the uncertainty principle and applications, problem solving related to the subject Study the related chapter in the book
8 Mid-term exam Mid-term exam
9 Atomic Structure: Core Atom, Electron orbits, atomic spectra, Bohr atom, energy levels and spectra Study the related chapter in the book
10 Correspondence principle, the core motion, excitation of atoms, lazer Study the related chapter in the book
11 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
12 Quantum Mechanics: Quantum mechanics, wave equation, Schroedinger equation, the expected values, Operators Study the related chapter in the book
13 Particle in the box, the finite potential well, tunnelling, Harmonic Oscillator Study the related chapter in the book
14 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
15 Tutorial Study the related chapter in the book
16-17 Final exam Final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
Paul A. Tipler, Modern Physics, Worth Publishers, Inc., New York, 1978