PHYS 4011
William Renninger
TR 11:05AM  12:20PM

Study of mathematical techniques such as contour integration, transform theory, Fourier transforms, asymptotic expansions, and Green's functions, as applied to differential, difference, and integral equations. (Prior Titles: Complex Analysis and Diff Equations & Mathematical Methods of Theoretical Optics). (Crosslisted with OPT411).
 Location
 Online Room 9 (ASE) (TR 11:05AM  12:20PM)

PHYS 4012
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F 11:05AM  12:20PM

Study of mathematical techniques such as contour integration, transform theory, Fourier transforms, asymptotic expansions, and Green's functions, as applied to differential, difference, and integral equations. (Prior Titles: Complex Analysis and Diff Equations & Mathematical Methods of Theoretical Optics). (Crosslisted with OPT411).
 Location
 Morey Room 321 (F 11:05AM  12:20PM)

PHYS 4061
Sarada Rajeev
TR 11:05AM  12:20PM

Finite groups. Symmetries in quantum mechanics. Lie algebras and groups. Rigid body. Spin. Isospin. Unitary group. Color. Quarks. Lorentz group. Wave equations. Virasoro Algebra. Vector fields. Ideal fluids. Current algebras. YangMills theory. Quantum groups.
 Location
 Gavett Hall Room 202 (TR 11:05AM  12:20PM)

PHYS 4071
Andrew Jordan
MW 12:30PM  1:45PM

The Physical Basis of Quantum Mechanics. The Schrdinger Wave Equation. Discrete Eigenvalues: Bound States. Matrix Formulation of Quantum Mechanics. Angular momentum and spin. Approximation Methods for Bound States. Radiation Physics.
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PHYS 4151
Stephen Teitel
MW 10:25AM  11:40AM

An advanced treatment of electromagnetic phenomena. Electromagnetic wave propagation, radiation, and waveguides and resonant cavities, diffraction, electrodynamic potentials, multipole expansions, and covariant electrodynamics.
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PHYS 4341
Svetlana Lukishova
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This advanced optics teaching laboratory course will expose students to cuttingedge photon counting instrumentation and methods with applications ranging from quantum information to biotechnology and medicine. It will be based on quantum information, the new, exciting application of photon counting instrumentation. As much as wireless communication has impacted daily life already, the abstract theory of quantum mechanics promises solutions to a series of problems with similar impact on the twentyfirst century. Major topics will be entanglement and Bells inequalities, singlephoton interference, singleemitter confocal fluorescence microscopy, Hanbury Brown and Twiss correlations/photon antibunching. Photonic based quantum computing and quantum cryptography will be outlined in the course manuals as possible applications of these concepts and tools. The full course will consist of four laboratory experiments and a special final meeting of students oral presentations.

PHYS 4371
Robert Boyd
T 2:00PM  5:00PM

Fundamentals and applications of optical systems based on the nonlinear interaction of light with matter. Topics to be treated include mechanisms of optical nonlinearity, secondharmonic and sum and differencefrequency generation, photonics and optical logic, optical selfaction effects including selffocusing and optical soliton formatin, optical phase conjugation, stimulated Brillouin and stimulated Raman scattering, and selection criteria of nonlinear optical materials., (Crosslisted OPT 467).
 Location
 Goergen Hall Room 102 (T 2:00PM  5:00PM)

PHYS 4401
Regina Demina
MW 2:00PM  3:15PM

Development of a relativistic quantum mechanics of particles and fields. Lagrangian formulation of the theory of electroweak interactions. The Higgs mechanism of electroweak symmetry breaking. Quantum Chromodynamics.
 Location
 Hylan Building Room 201 (MW 2:00PM  3:15PM)

PHYS 4531
Gilbert Collins; James Rygg
TR 2:00PM  3:15PM

This course will survey the field of highenergydensity science (HEDS), extending from ultradense matter to the radiationdominated regime. Topics include: experimental and computational methods for the productions, manipulation, and diagnosis of HED matter, thermodynamic equationsofstate; dynamic transitions between equilibrium phases; and radiative and other transport properties. Throughout the course, we will make connections with key HEDS applications in astrophysics, laboratory fusion, and new quantum states of matter.
 Location
 Goergen Hall Room 109 (TR 2:00PM  3:15PM)

PHYS 4541
Chuang Ren
TR 3:25PM  4:40PM

Orbit theory, adiabatic invariants, collective effects, twofluid and MHD equations, waves in plasma, transport across magnetic fields and in velocity space. (same as ME 434). (Course was listed as PHY 426).
 Location
 Online Room 13 (ASE) (TR 3:25PM  4:40PM)

PHYS 4571
Jessica Shang
MW 3:25PM  4:40PM

The study of incompressible flow covers fluid motions which are gentle enough that the density of the fluid changes little or none. Topics: Conservation equations. Bernoullis equation, the NavierStokes equations. Inviscid flows; vorticity; potential flows; stream functions; complex potentials. Viscosity and Reynolds number; some exact solutions with viscosity; boundary layers; low Reynolds number flows. Waves.
 Location
 Gavett Hall Room 202 (MW 3:25PM  4:40PM)

PHYS 4621
Kevin Parker
MW 3:25PM  4:40PM

Physics and implementation of Xray, ultrasonic, and MR imaging systems. Special attention is given to the Fourier transform relations, reconstruction algorithms of Xray and ultrasoniccomputed tomography, and MRI.
 Location
 Computer Studies Room 601 (MW 3:25PM  4:40PM)

PHYS 4671
Stephen McAleavey
TR 12:30PM  1:45PM

Introduction to the principles and implementation of diagnostic ultrasound imaging. Topics include linear wave propagation and reflection, fields from pistons and arrays, beamfoaming, Bmode image formation, Doppler, and elastography. Project and final report. (Crosslisting PHY 257, BME 253/453, ECE 251/451).
 Location
 Goergen Hall Room 109 (TR 12:30PM  1:45PM)

PHYS 4981
Steven Manly
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This course is designed for a student to be Laboratory or Recitation Teaching Assistant (TA). Typically, the student spends the semester teaching two laboratories or up to four recitations during the Fall semester for the introductory physics courses: PHY 113, PHY 122, PHY 141, PHY 142, or introductory astronomy course: AST 111, or teaching one or more recitation(s): AST 111, PHY 113, PHY 122, PHY 141, PHY 142, or a 200 level undergraduate physics or astronomy course. Attendance of the weekly teaching seminars PHY 597Fall, giving feedback to other leaders, and a constructive evaluation process are required. This course is noncredit and may be taken more than once.

PHYS 4991
Steven Manly
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Continuation of PHY 498.

PHYS 5191
Yonathan Shapir
MW 10:25AM  11:40AM

A continuation of PHY 418, involving the theory of imperfect gases, phase transition, and Brownian motion.
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PHYS 5211
John Nichol
TR 9:40AM  10:55AM

This course covers the fundamentals of solid state physics, and it answers the question of why solids behave differently than individual atoms. Topics covered include: the freeelectron model of solids, crystal structure, xray diffraction, Bloch's Theorem, band structure, the tightbinding model, crystal vibrations, phonons, magnetism, and superconductivity.
 Location
 Bausch & Lomb Room 269 (TR 9:40AM  10:55AM)

PHYS 5251
Gourab Ghoshal
TR 9:40AM  10:55AM

As the number of interacting degrees of freedom (or agents) in a given system increases, its behavior often changes qualitatively, and not only quantitatively. Complexity is the emerging field of research, which investigates the shared underlying concepts and principles of such systems. It finds its applications in Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Social Sciences, Economy, and more.sIn this introductory course we will focus on these common features and their utilization in understanding complex systems. They will include for example: Fractals, nonlinearity and chaos, adaptation and evolution, critical and tipping points, patterns formation, networks modeling, feedback loops, emergence and unpredictability, etc.sStudents in the course will be given ample opportunities to study farther these systems and/or techniques that are of particular interest to them.Prerequisites include basic knowledge in differential equations, linear algebra, and probability.
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PHYS 5311
Joseph Eberly
MWF 9:00AM  10:15AM

Classical and quantum mechanical theories of the interaction of light with atoms and molecules, with emphasis on near resonance effects, including coherent nonlinear atomic response theory, relaxation and saturation, laser theory, optical pulse propagation, dressed atomradiation states, and multiphoton processes. (same as OPT 551).
 Location
 Bausch & Lomb Room 106 (MWF 9:00AM  10:15AM)

PHYS 5531
Andrei Maximov
MW 4:50PM  6:05PM

Breakeven conditions for inertial confinement fusion. The coronal plasma. Inverse bremsstrahlung absorption. Resonance absorption. Parametric instabilities. Nonlinear plasma waves. Zakharov equations and collapse.
 Location
 Hutchison Hall Room 140 (MW 4:50PM  6:05PM)

PHYS 5731
Lynne Orr
TR 12:30PM  1:45PM

Introduction to econophysics and the application of statistical physics models to financial markets. Parallels between physical and financial phenomena will be emphasized. Topics will include random walks and Brownian motion, introduction to financial markets and efficient market theory, asset pricing and the BlackScholes equation for pricing options. The course will also explore nonGaussian Levy processes and the applicability of power law distributions and scaling to finance. Other possible topics include turbulence and critical phenomena in connection with market crashes. Cross listed as PHY373/573.
 Location
 Online Room 13 (ASE) (TR 12:30PM  1:45PM)

PHYS 5916
Segev BenZvi
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Special study or work, arranged individually.

PHYS 5943
Dustin Froula
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PHYS 59501
Segev BenZvi
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PHYS 59502
Nicholas Bigelow
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PhD Research in Physics

PHYS 59503
Machiel Blok
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PhD Research in Physics

PHYS 59504
Arie Bodek
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PHYS 59505
Regina Demina
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PHYS 59506
Joseph Eberly
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PHYS 59507
Dustin Froula
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PHYS 59508
Yongli Gao
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PhD Research in Physics

PHYS 59509
Aran GarciaBellido
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PHYS 59510
Gourab Ghoshal
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PHYS 59511
Pierre Gourdain
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PHYS 59512
Andrew Jordan
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PHYS 59514
Kevin McFarlandPorter
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PHYS 59515
John Nichol
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PHYS 59516
Sarada Rajeev
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PHYS 59517
Frank Wolfs
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PHYS 59518
Daniel Bergstralh
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PHYS 59519
Riccardo Betti
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PHYS 59520
Robert Boyd
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PHYS 59522
Gilbert Collins
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PHYS 59523
Liyanagamage Dias
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PHYS 59524
William Renninger
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PHYS 59525
James Rygg
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PHYS 59526
Wolf Schroeder
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PHYS 59527
Adam Sefkow
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PHYS 59528
Nick Vamivakas
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PHYS 59529
Stephen Wu
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PHYS 59530
Jianhui Zhong
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PHYS 59531
Steven Manly
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PHYS 59532
David Mathews
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PhD Research

PHYS 5971
Steven Manly; Aran GarciaBellido
F 10:20AM  10:55AM

A (Fall)  Noncredit course given once per week, required of all firstyear graduate students. The seminar consists of lectures and discussions on various aspects of being an effective teaching assistant, including interactions with undergraduate student body and crosscultural issues.B (Spring)  Noncredit course given once per week required of all firstyear graduate students. Members of the faculty discuss topics in their curent area of research interest.
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PHYS 5981
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This course is designed for a student to be a Workshop Leader Teaching Assistant (TA). Typically, the TA attends the weekly Workshop Leader Training meeting that offers specialized support and training in group dynamics, learning theory, and science pedagogy for students facilitating collaborative learning groups for science and social science courses. The TA teaches three to four workshops in one of the fall semester introductory physics courses: PHY 113, PHY 122, PHY 141 or PHY 142. Additional requirements are: Attendance of the weekly Graduate Teaching Seminars PHY 597Fall, giving feedback to other leaders and a constructive evaluation process. This course is noncredit and may be taken more than once.

PHYS 5991
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This course is designed as a followup course for an experienced Workshop Leader, titled a lead Workshop Leader Teaching Assistant (TA). Typically, the TA attends the weekly Workshop Leader Training meeting that offers specialized support and training to develop leadership skills, to foster ongoing communication among faculty members and study group leaders, and to provide an environment for review of study group related issues. Students spend the semester teaching three to four workshops during the Spring semester introductory physics courses.

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PHYS 99901
Segev BenZvi
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Nicholas Bigelow
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Machiel Blok
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PHYS 99904
Arie Bodek
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PHYS 99905
Regina Demina
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PHYS 99906
Joseph Eberly
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PHYS 99907
Dustin Froula
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Yongli Gao
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Aran GarciaBellido
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Gourab Ghoshal
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Pierre Gourdain
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Andrew Jordan
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Kevin McFarlandPorter
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John Nichol
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Sarada Rajeev
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Frank Wolfs
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Daniel Bergstralh
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Riccardo Betti
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Robert Boyd
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PHYS 99922
Gilbert Collins
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PHYS 99923
Liyanagamage Dias
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William Renninger
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James Rygg
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Wolf Schroeder
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Adam Sefkow
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Nick Vamivakas
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Stephen Wu
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PHYS 99930
Jianhui Zhong
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PHYS 99931
Steven Manly
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PHYS 99932
Sean Regan
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Doctoral Dissertation

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Nicholas Bigelow
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PHYS 4591
Hussein Aluie
MW 2:00PM  3:15PM

This is an introduction to turbulence theory and modeling for graduate students in engineering and the physical sciences. This course stresses intuitive physical understanding, mathematical analysis techniques,and numerical methodologies. It will highlight applications in various disciplines, including aeronautics,fusion sciences, geophysics and astrophysics.
 Location
 Lattimore Room 201 (MW 2:00PM  3:15PM)
