Modern Physics(Phys 2130/2170), is the third semester in our three-semester sequence of introductory physics courses. It comes in two flavors at CU: a course for engineering students (PHYS2130), and one for physics majors (PHYS 2170). These course materials have been used in both environments. These materials were first developed and used by Carl Wieman, Kathy Perkins, and Sam McKagan in Fall 2005 and Spring 2006. They have seen significant additions and improvements over the years, and the latest versions include the following topics:
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