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PHYS 3606 [0.5 credit] Modern Physics II

Elements of condensed matter physics, semiconductors, superconductivity. Elements of nuclear physics, fission, fusion, power generation. Introduction to particle physics. Ionizing radiation: production, interactions, detection. Medical physics: radiation biophysics, cancer therapy, imaging.
Also listed as PHYS 3608.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2604 and PHYS 3701, or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory two hours a week.