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PHYS 0560: Experiments in Modern Physics - Spring 2016

Professor:  Sean Ling

Diffraction pattern produced by an electron beam
through a polycrystalline hexagonal p-graphite crystal.

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Physics 0560 Course Syllabus in .pdf format 

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5 Comments

  1. A lookup table is provided in Lab Manual section.  Please note:

     

    Gamma(n)=(n-1)!

     

    I strongly recommend KaleidaGraph for data analysis.  You can download it for free from Brown CIS.

  2. For the next experiment, in next two weeks, you can start reading the background materials at:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franck%E2%80%93Hertz_experiment

     

  3. Tentative oral presentation schedule:

    4/25 Ang, Bartle, Butler, Canaras

    4/27 Cheng, Dudak, Engel, Hartig, Hernandez,

    4/29 Ali, Hirsch, Johns, Marmor, Miller

    5/2 Perl, Quigley, Stern, Storer, Tan

    5/4 Tennis, Yaruss, Yee, Ashery,

     

    Please let me know if your scheduled time slot is bad for you, ASAP!

    Format of the oral presentations: use PPT, finish in 10 minutes.

    Scope:

    title of your experiment of your choice

    introduction

    experimental design and setup

    data (your own data)

    analysis and possible errors

    conclusions.

  4. 4/25 Ang, Bartle, Butler

    4/27 Cheng, Dudak, Engel, Hartig, Hernandez,

    4/29 Ali, Hirsch, Johns, Marmor, Miller

    5/2 Perl, Quigley, Stern, Storer, Tan

    5/4 Tennis, Yaruss, Yee, Ashery, Canaras

     

    Please practice your talks.  It needs to end at 10:00min sharp!

     

  5. All lab reports are due this Friday May 6.  With valid exceptions, the hard deadline is May 9, 5pm.  I need to submit your grades by May 10.

    To graduating seniors: Congratulations and best wishes!