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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 3608 [0.5 credit]

Modern Applied Physics

Elements of condensed matter physics, semiconductors, superconductivity. Modern optics. Elements of nuclear physics, fission, fusion, power generation. Ionizing radiation: production, interactions, detection. Medical physics: radiation biophysics, cancer therapy, imaging.
Also offered, with different requirements, as PHYS 3606 for which additional credit is precluded.
Prerequisites: PHYS 2604 and PHYS 3701, or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours a week.

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