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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 4410 - Advanced Experimental Physics


(PBS-AS)      
Fall, spring. 4 credits.

Prerequisites: PHYS 3323 /PHYS 3327  and PHYS 3314 /PHYS 3318 , or permission of instructor. Enrollment limited to: seniors. Students are advised to consider enrolling in Fall semester since enrollment is limited.

P. McEuen.

Over 50 available experiments on various topics including atomic and molecular spectroscopy, optics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, electrical and microwave circuits, x-rays, and magnetic resonance. Each student selects and performs three experiments. Independent work is stressed, and scientific writing and presentation skills are emphasized. Weekly lectures will cover techniques and skills necessary for the class and experimental physics in general.



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