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Fall 2014 Physics BC3088 section 001

Call Number 01858
Day & Time
F 10:30am-12:00pm
510B Altschul Hall (Barnard)
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Stiliana Savin
Course Description Classical electromagnetic wave phenomena via Maxwell's equations, including: (i) Michaelson and Fabry-Perot Interferometry, as well as a thin-film interference and elementary dispersion theory; (ii) Fraunhofer Diffraction (and a bit of Fresnel); (iii) Wireless Telegraphy I: AM Radio Receivers; and (iv) Wireless Telegraphy II: AM Transmitters. Last two labs pay homage to relevant scientific developments in the period 1875-1925, from the discovery of Hertzian waves to the Golden Age of Radio. Complements PHYS W3008 Electromagnetic Waves and Optics.
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Department Physics and Astronomy @Barnard
Enrollment 7 students as of 11:51PM Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Subject Physics
Number BC3088
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143PHYS3088X001

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