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Physics
Chair: Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3077

Associate Chair: Robert Wood chunnaic@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3038

Please contact the class instructor or lab supervisor with questions about enrollment.

Lab supervisors:

Physics 108: Prof Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu
Physics 121 and Physics 215: Prof Ionel Popa popa@uwm.edu
Physics 123 and Physics 214: Prof Peter Schwander pschwan@uwm.edu

If no instructor is listed, contact the Associate Chair.

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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PHYSICS-107: Physics in Everyday Life (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics for citizens in a technological world. Emphasis on those aspects of science important to an understanding of our surroundings. For non-science majors.

Notes:
May not be taken conc with or after having taken Physics 120(ER) or 209(ER). Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001
49284 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  

PHYSICS-108: Laboratory for Physics in Everyday Life (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments correlated with Physics 107.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 107(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
49285 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Dwivedi, Anand Prashant PHY 236  
NS+           T   Guptasarma, Prasenjit    
NS+   1 LAB 802
49286 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           W   Rexhausen, William    
NS+   1 LAB 804
49287 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Dwivedi, Anand Prashant PHY 236  
NS+           R   Guptasarma, Prasenjit    

PHYSICS-110: Physics for the Health Professions (4 units; U ; NS)

An introductory course without laboratory for students in health-related pre-professional programs. Topics include mechanics, fluids, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, electrical devices, optics, and radioactivity. 3 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.

Notes:
May not be taken conc with or after having taken Physics 120(ER) or 209(ER). Prereq: H.S. general science; Math Placement Level 20.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 001
59593 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS         8:00 AM-8:50 AM F     PHY 127  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-120: General Physics I (Non-Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Mechanics, wave motion, heat, and sound. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math Placement Level 30 or grade of C or better in Physics 100(P); HS trig or Physics 100 strongly recom.
Enroll in EITHER: Lecture 401 and ONE of Dss 601 through 604 OR Lecture 402 and ONE of Dss 605 through 609

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
49288 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS   4 LEC 402
49289 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS     DIS 601
49290 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 145  
NS     DIS 602
49291 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Spaulding, Alexandra PHY 145  
NS     DIS 603
50353 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Spaulding, Alexandra PHY 145  
NS     DIS 604
49292 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 145  
NS     DIS 606
49294 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Suh, Han Gyeol PHY 127  
NS     DIS 607
49295 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Suh, Han Gyeol PHY 120  
NS     DIS 608
50138 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Gordon, Susan PHY 120  
NS     DIS 609
55553 1:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Gordon, Susan PHY 120  

PHYSICS-121: General Physics Laboratory I (Non-Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments correlated with lecture material of Physics 120.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
49296 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/28-05/09 Li, Yanan PHY 233  
NS+           M   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
49297 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel PHY 233  
NS+           T   Spaulding, Alexandra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
49298 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Li, Yanan PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
49299 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Li, Yanan PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
49300 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 01/28-05/09 Badu, Dammar PHY 233  
NS+           M   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
55512 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Badu, Dammar PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 809
52005 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Badu, Dammar PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-122: General Physics II (Non-Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Electricity, optics, modern physics. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(NP).
Enroll in EITHER: Lecture 401 and ONE of Dss 601 through 605 OR Lecture 402 and ONE of Dss 606 through 608

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
52279 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Gordon, Susan PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
52006 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
49302 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Valsan, Vinaya PHY 149  
NS     DIS 602
49303 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Valsan, Vinaya PHY 149  
NS     DIS 603
49304 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Brown, Ian PHY 149  
NS     DIS 604
50745 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Brown, Ian PHY 127  
NS     DIS 605
50747 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Brown, Ian PHY 143  
NS     DIS 606
51169 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Mcewen, Alexander PHY 120  
NS     DIS 608
52273 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Mcewen, Alexander PHY 120  

PHYSICS-123: General Physics Laboratory II (Non-Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments on topics related to the lecture material of Physics 122.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 122(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
59303 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           T   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
50004 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           T   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
50005 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Radevych, Danylo PHY 237  
NS+           T   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
50210 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Radevych, Danylo PHY 237  
NS+           W   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
49306 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           W   Valsan, Vinaya    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
49305 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Malla, Tek Narsingh PHY 237  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
50139 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Malla, Tek Narsingh PHY 237  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
47281 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
59297 -   TBA  

PHYSICS-209: Physics I (Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics in mechanics, wave motion, sound, and heat. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math 227(C), 228(C), or 232(C).
Enroll in EITHER: Lecture 401 and ONE of Dss 601 through 603 OR Lecture 402 and ONE of Dss 604 through 606

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
49307 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
49308 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
49309 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 143  
NS     DIS 603
49311 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 151  
NS           TR   Maillis, James    
NS     DIS 604
49312 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 143  
NS     DIS 605
50097 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 127  
NS     DIS 606
51684 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Maillis, James PHY 149  

PHYSICS-210: Physics II (Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Continuation of Physics 209. Electromagnetic field theory and optics. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: grade of C- or better in Physics 209(NP); Math 229(C) or 233(C).
Enroll in EITHER: Lecture 401 and ONE of Dss 601 through 604 OR Lecture 402 and ONE of Dss 605 through 608

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
59016 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert PHY 133 PDF
NS   4 LEC 402
59017 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert PHY 135 PDF
NS     DIS 602
59019 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 147  
NS     DIS 603
59020 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 143  
NS     DIS 604
59021 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 149  
NS     DIS 605
55947 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Chatterjee, Deep PHY 120  
NS     DIS 607
56965 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Chatterjee, Deep PHY 120  

PHYSICS-214: Lab Physics I (Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments in mechanics, wave motion, heat, and thermodynamics. 3 hrs lab.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 209(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
49317 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           T   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
49318 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           T   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
49319 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           W   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
50742 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 227  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
52638 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 227  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-215: Lab Physics II (Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments in electricity, magnetism, and optics. 3 hrs lec.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 210(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
49322 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/28-05/09 Liu, Xiaoshu PHY 241  
NS+           M   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
49323 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           T   Trujillo, Justin    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
50172 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Parsons, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
50211 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Liu, Xiaoshu PHY 241  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
50580 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 01/28-05/09 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           M   Trujillo, Justin    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
49321 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Liu, Xiaoshu PHY 241  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
50098 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Parsons, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           T   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808
52639 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Parsons, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 809
58759 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           T   Trujillo, Justin    
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-289: Internship in Physics, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of physics in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in physics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
58760 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
58761 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-296: UROP Apprenticeship (1 - 3 units; U )

Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.

Notes:
One cr for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance into UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
59025 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
59026 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
48469 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-309: Physics III: Modern Physics (3 units; U ; QLB)

Elementary quantum physics, atomic and molecular physics, solid state and nuclear physics.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have had Physics 341. Prereq: Physics 210(NP); Math 234(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001
49324 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert PHY 120 PDF

PHYSICS-317: Thermodynamics (3 units; U )

Classical thermodynamics, including entropy, the use of thermodynamic potentials, and applications to pressure-volume and other systems. Some basic statistical physics may be included.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 210(NP).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
59024 8:00 AM-9:15 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Patch, Sarah PHY 120  

PHYSICS-325: Optics (4 units; U )

Geometric and physical optics, image formation, interference, diffraction, polarization, optical instruments, resolving power, coherence, lasers, holography. Selected experiments in optics. Studio-format course.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Physics 325 & 2 cr of Physics 410. Prereq: Math 234(P) & Physics 309(C) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LAB 801
51496 11:00 AM-1:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Raicu, Valerica PHY 353  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-391: Undergraduate Research Participation (1 - 6 units; U )

Independent research for undergraduates on faculty-supervised research projects.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max; non-repeatable for change of grade. Prereq: Physics 309(P)); 3.25 GPA in physics courses; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
47282 - 01/22-05/09 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 002
47283 - 01/22-05/09 Brady, Patrick TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 003
47284 - 01/22-05/09 Chang, Philip TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 004
47285 - 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 005
47286 - 01/22-05/09 Erb, Dawn TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 006
47287 - 01/22-05/09 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 007
47288 - 01/22-05/09 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 008
47289 - 01/22-05/09 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 009
47290 - 01/22-05/09 Kaplan, David TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010
47291 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 011
47299 - 01/22-05/09 Lyman, Paul TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 012
47292 - 01/22-05/09 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 013
47293 - 01/22-05/09 Patch, Sarah TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 014
47294 - 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 015
47295 - 01/22-05/09 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 016
47296 - 01/22-05/09 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 017
47297 - 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 018
47298 - 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 019
47300 - 01/22-05/09 Siemens, Xavier TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 020
47301 - 01/22-05/09 Weinert, Michael TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 021
47302 - 01/22-05/09 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 022
47303 - 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jean TBA  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-409: Modern Physics Laboratory (3 units; U )

Selected experiments in modern physics using advanced lab instrumentation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 001
58762 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 349  

PHYSICS-411: Mechanics (4 units; U/G )

Kinematics, vector analysis, conservation laws, oscillations, variational methods, chaos, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001
50405 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert PHY 127 PDF
          12:30 PM-1:20 PM F        

PHYSICS-422: Electricity and Magnetism II (3 units; U/G )

Conservation laws in electrodynamics, Maxwell's stress tensor, electromagnetic waves, absorption, dispersion, reflection and transmission of plane electromagnetic waves, wave guides, retarded potentials, radiation, electrodynamics and relativity.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of Physics 421. Prereq: jr st, Physics 420(P); or grad st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50406 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Marius KEN 1130  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-442: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of Physics 441, emphasizing perturbation theory and applications to multi-electron systems, including atoms, molecules, and solids.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 441(NP).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50008 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert PHY 127 PDF
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-489: Internship in Physics, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of physics in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Physics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
58763 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
58764 -   TBA  

PHYSICS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
48468 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-532: Principles of Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of 531. Spin; hydrogen atom; variational methods; WKB approximation; perturbation theory; scattering theory; Dirac equation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 531(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50009 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-651: Introduction to Solid State Physics II (3 units; U/G )

Transport, superconductivity, dielectric properties, ferroelectric crystals, magnetism, magnetic resonance, optical phenomena in insulators, nanostructures, non-crystalline solids, point defects, alloys, dislocations.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 551(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
58765 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Weinert, Michael KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-699: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent reading or research under supervision of faculty member. Study proposal required. For further information, consult dept chair or undergrad advising coord.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
47304 - 01/22-05/09 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
47305 - 01/22-05/09 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
47306 - 01/22-05/09 Chang, Philip TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
47307 - 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
47308 - 01/22-05/09 Erb, Dawn TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
47309 - 01/22-05/09 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
47310 - 01/22-05/09 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
47311 - 01/22-05/09 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
47312 - 01/22-05/09 Kaplan, David TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
47313 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
47314 - 01/22-05/09 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
47315 - 01/22-05/09 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
47316 - 01/22-05/09 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
47317 - 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
47318 - 01/22-05/09 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
47319 - 01/22-05/09 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
47320 - 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018
47321 - 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019
47322 - 01/22-05/09 Siemens, Xavier TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021
47324 - 01/22-05/09 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022
47325 - 01/22-05/09 Wood, Robert TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023
47326 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024
47327 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-711: Theoretical Physics-Dynamics (3 units; G )

Lagrange equations, canonical formulation, principle of least action, normal coordinates, rigid bodies, special relativity, mathematical methods.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Math 321(C) or 322(C); or 701(C) or 702(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50720 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien KEN 1180 PDF

PHYSICS-718: White Dwarfs, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes (3 units; G )

Physics of compact objects; newtonian and relativistic stellar structure and stability; pulsars, x-ray sources; accretion disks; gravitational collapse; stellar-size and supermassive black holes; quasars.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 717(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
58766 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Friedman, John KEN 1180  
            MW   Kaplan, David    

PHYSICS-720: Electrodynamics I (3 units; G )

Maxwell's equations; Helmholz theorem; scalar and vector potentials; boundary value problems; plane wave solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 711(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
51403 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien KEN 1180 PDF

PHYSICS-807: Group Theory and Its Applications to Physics (3 units; G )

Representations of discrete and continuous groups, including rotation groups, unitary groups and crystal point and space groups. Symmetries of elementary particles. Molecular obitals, energy bands.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Math 807. Prereq: grad st; Physics 532(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
59574 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Willenbring, Jeb PHY 126  

PHYSICS-903: Seminar in Theoretical Physics: (1 - 3 units; G )

Discussion of special topics of interest to research students in theoretical physics.Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Extragalactic Astrophysics and Cosmology
    3 SEM 001
58767 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Erb, Dawn KEN 1140  

PHYSICS-906: Seminar in Biophysics: (1 - 3 units; G )

Special topics in experimental biophysics. Retakable with change in topic to 9 cr max.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Experimental measuring techniques in biophysics
    3 SEM 001
58784 3:30 PM-6:20 PM W 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel PHY 226  

PHYSICS-990: Research (1 - 9 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 9 IND 001
47345 - 01/22-05/09 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002
47328 - 01/22-05/09 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003
47329 - 01/22-05/09 Chang, Philip TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004
47330 - 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005
47331 - 01/22-05/09 Erb, Dawn TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006
47332 - 01/22-05/09 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007
47333 - 01/22-05/09 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008
47334 - 01/22-05/09 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009
47335 - 01/22-05/09 Kaplan, David TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010
47336 - 01/22-05/09 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011
47337 - 01/22-05/09 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012
47338 - 01/22-05/09 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013
47339 - 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014
47340 - 01/22-05/09 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015
47341 - 01/22-05/09 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016
47342 - 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017
47343 - 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018
47344 - 01/22-05/09 Siemens, Xavier TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019
47346 - 01/22-05/09 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020
47347 - 01/22-05/09 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 021
47348 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 022
47349 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 023
47350 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 024
47351 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 025
47352 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 026
47353 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

PHYSICS-999: Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; G )

For the benefit of graduate students unable to secure needed content in regular courses.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st, cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
47354 - 01/22-05/09 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
47355 - 01/22-05/09 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
47356 - 01/22-05/09 Chang, Philip TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
47357 - 01/22-05/09 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
47358 - 01/22-05/09 Erb, Dawn TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
47359 - 01/22-05/09 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
47360 - 01/22-05/09 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
47361 - 01/22-05/09 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
47362 - 01/22-05/09 Kaplan, David TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
47363 - 01/22-05/09 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
47364 - 01/22-05/09 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
47365 - 01/22-05/09 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
47366 - 01/22-05/09 Popa, Ionel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
47367 - 01/22-05/09 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
47368 - 01/22-05/09 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
47369 - 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
47370 - 01/22-05/09 Schwander, Peter TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018
47371 - 01/22-05/09 Siemens, Xavier TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019
47372 - 01/22-05/09 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020
47373 - 01/22-05/09 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021
47374 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022
47375 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023
47376 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024
47377 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 025
47378 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

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