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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHY 221 - Modern Physics

3.00 credits.
An introduction to special relativity, general relativity and quantum mechanics. Topics include Lorentz transforms, boost matrix mechanics, Faraday tensor, Einstein’s equations, relativistic cosmology and the Schwarzschild metric, dark energy and dark matter, Schrödinger’s equation, reflection and transmission coefficients, the EPR paradox, and the Standard Model of particle physics. *Prerequisite(s): PHY 201  and MA 121 . Offered as needed.