PHYS 450 Advanced Laboratory Techniques

Study of laboratory techniques and experimentation in areas of current research interest in Physics. Areas may include a) the 400 kV Van de Graaf accelerator, particle detection electronics, and a study of induced nuclear reactions, b) Laser radar instrumentation, optical atmospheric sensing, and a study of laser light scattering in the atmosphere, c) Materials properties instrumentation, data acquisition programming, and a study of properties of materials, or d) other areas as appropriate. One three-hour laboratory per week.




Permission of Instructor.

General Education