Physics Department

University of Minnesota Duluth

Electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations and applications, radiation.

Selection of theoretical methods used in physics including variational calculus. Lie groups and algebra path integrals, perturbation theory, renormalization group, differential geometry.

Calculus-based introduction to Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and heat.

Quantum wave mechanics with applications; Schrodinger equation, angular momentum, hydrogen atom, symmetries, identical particles.

Maxwell's equations, relativity and electrodynamics, radiation and scattering of electromagnetic waves, relativistic particles in electromagnetic fields and radiation reaction.

Quantum mechanics in Heisenberg formalism, Quantum information theory, Shor's factoring algorithm, Grover's search algorithm, quantum communication and quantum cryptography.

Schrodinger equation, operator formulation, angular momentum, symmetries.

Quantum wave mechanics with applications; Schrodinger equation, angular momentum, hydrogen atom, symmetries, identical particles.

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.

The material covered in this course includes special relativity, differential geometry, Einstein equations, black holes, gravitational waves and cosmology.

Calculus-based introduction to Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and heat.

Quantum mechanics in Heisenberg formalism, Quantum information theory, Shor's factoring algorithm, Grover's search algorithm, quantum communication and quantum cryptography.

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.

Elements of thermodynamics; principles of statistical physics applied to equilibrium properties of classical and quantum systems.

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.

Electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations and applications, radiation.

The material covered in this course includes special relativity, differential geometry, Einstein equations, black holes, gravitational waves and cosmology.

Introduction to current topics in the field of physics, with emphasis on recent research developments and local research activities.

Maxwell's equations, relativity and electrodynamics, radiation and scattering of electromagnetic waves, relativistic particles in electromagnetic fields and radiation reaction.

Elements of thermodynamics; principles of statistical physics applied to equilibrium properties of classical and quantum systems.

Introduction to current topics in the field of physics, with emphasis on recent research developments and local research activities.