Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Physics
Office location and address
382 McCormick RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
AS-PHYS Geometric aspects of optical and transport phenomena in gapless topological phases
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
August 25, 2018 – November 30, 2021
Second semester of introductory physics for engineers and scientists. Electrostatics, including conductors and insulators; DC circuits; magnetic forces and fields; magnetic effects of moving charges and currents; electromagnetic induction; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic oscillations and waves. Introduces geometrical and physical optics. Three lecture hours. Prerequisite: PHYS 1425, APMA 1110 or MATH 1320.
A research project on a topic in physics carried out under the supervision of a faculty member culminating in a written report. May be taken more than once. (S-SS) Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Development of the theory of special relativity, relativistic electrodynamics, radiation from moving charges, classical electron theory, and Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of electrodynamics. Prerequisite: PHYS 7420 or instructor permission.
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.