Credits: 1 Credit, may not be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: Physics 207-208 or equivalent.
Meetings: Tuesdays, 1:20 - 2:10, 2241 Chamberlin.
Coursework: Describe a particular piece of physics research being actively pursued this year. The paper is due for submission by a pdf file (MS-word is accepted but not preferred) that has your name and "301" in the file name using the following link by 5:00 PM CDT on May 1
The topic selected with a one page outline must be submitted using the same link above by 5:00 PM CDT on April 3. The paper must be typed double spaced, use proper footnotes and have a total length of not less than 7 and not more than 10 pages. The primary resource for this paper is the Physics Dept. Library . The librarian, Kerry Kresse , will be able to assist you. Honors students must proceed under the direction of a faculty member of their own choice.
Office Hours: By appointment, 4275 Chamberlin, 262-4690. firstname.lastname@example.org , http://www.hep.wisc.edu/wsmith/
(Get course poster here).
|Matthew||Herndon||Discovery of the Higgs Boson||23-Jan-18|
|Jennifer||Thomas||Neutrino oscillation experiments||30-Jan-18|
|Pupa||Gilbert||Coral skeleton growth||6-Feb-18|
|Justin||Vandenbroucke||Astrophysics with the highest energy photons in the Universe||13-Feb-18|
|Mark||Eriksson||Quantum Bits in Silicon Quantum Dots||20-Feb-18|
|Stefan||Westerhoff||Exploring the High-Energy Universe with HAWC||27-Feb-18|
|Shimon||Kolkowitz||Building clocks out of atoms & nanoscale probes out of diamond||6-Mar-18|
|Albrecht||Karle||Neutrino astronomy at the South Pole||13-Mar-18|
|Susan||Nossal||Physics of Climate Change||20-Mar-18|
|Maxim||Vavilov||Cloud Quantum Computing||3-Apr-18||(Outline Due)|
|Dan||McCammon||X-ray Astronomy from Sounding Rockets||10-Apr-18|
|Jan||Egedal||Magnetic reconnection, a celestial phenomenon in the laboratory||17-Apr-18|
|Kimberly||Palladino||LZ and Dark Matter at UW||1-May-18||(Paper Due)|