Schedule of Classes Undergraduate and Graduate / Fall 2016 / Physics

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Notes for Graduate Students

Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Full-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8718; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8812; students who should register for CONT 200a Extended Master's Research should print out the add/drop form, from http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/forms/docs/forms/add_drop.pdf, use sage class #9586, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office. To view course description, please click on the course # link.

Notes for Undergraduate Students

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
6798 FYS 11A 1
Syllabus
Nature's Nanotechnology
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Closed
Consent Req.

16 / 15 / 0
Kondev, Jané View Books
3948 PHYS 10A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Closed
21 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
10465 PHYS 10A 2
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Goldsmith Math 317
Closed
21 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
10466 PHYS 10A 3
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrLL16
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
10471 PHYS 10A 4
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block A1
M,W,Th 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
11 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
10507 PHYS 10A 5
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Closed
23 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
10508 PHYS 10A 6
Syllabus
Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
14 / 20 / 0
Tompkins, Nathan David Peter View Books
5404 PHYS 11A 1 Introductory Physics I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Recitations/Exams:
Block X1
M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Open
70 / 100 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
5406 PHYS 15A 1
Syllabus
Advanced Introductory Physics I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Gerstenzang 124
Recitations/Exams:
Block X1
M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Gerstenzang 124
Open
34 / 91 / 0
Roberts, David H View Books
3950 PHYS 18A 1 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Kosinski-Collins (kosinski@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Lab:
M 3:30 PM–7:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Open
23 / 24 / 0
Dogic, Zvonimir View Books
10920 PHYS 18A 2
Syllabus
Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Kosinski-Collins (kosinski@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Lab:
T 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Open
21 / 24 / 0
Dogic, Zvonimir View Books
10921 PHYS 18A 3
Syllabus
Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Kosinski-Collins (kosinski@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Lab:
W 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Closed
24 / 24 / 0
Dogic, Zvonimir View Books
10922 PHYS 18A 4
Syllabus
Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Kosinski-Collins (kosinski@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Lab:
Th 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Open
20 / 24 / 0
Dogic, Zvonimir View Books
10923 PHYS 18A 5
Syllabus
Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Kosinski-Collins (kosinski@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Lab:
F 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Open
19 / 24 / 0
Dogic, Zvonimir View Books
3952 PHYS 19A 1 Physics Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Abelson 131 Mondays 3:30-4:20 for lab lectures, reviews, exams. Up to eight 2 hour and 50 minute lab sections available in Gerstenzang 120H. Beginning times: T 4:00-6:50 and 7:00-9:50; W & TH 1:00-3:50, 4:00-6:50, 7:00-9:50. Section assignments made at the beginning of classes.
Lecture:
M 3:30 PM–4:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Open
87 / 120 / 0
Sciolla, Gabriella View Books
3954 PHYS 20A 1 Waves and Oscillations
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
Open
19 / 999 / 0
Baskaran, Aparna View Books
3956 PHYS 29A 1
Syllabus
Electronics Laboratory I
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Lecture:
M,W 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Lab:
M,W 3:00 PM–4:00 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 122
Open
15 / 16 / 0
Hashemi, Kevan View Books
3958 PHYS 30A 1 Electromagnetism
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
5224 PHYS 31B 1 Quantum Theory II
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Co-taught with PHYS 162a.
Meets with PHYS 162a in G block. Meets separately from 162a in P block.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Chakraborty, Bulbul View Books
5616 PHYS 39A 1 Advanced Physics Laboratory
[ qr sn wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Co-taught with Physics 169b.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
9 / 10 / 0
Fraden, Seth View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10316 PHYS 102A 1
Syllabus
General Relativity
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Blocker, Craig A View Books
4024 PHYS 105A 1
Syllabus
Biological Physics
[ sn ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
19 / 30 / 0
Hagan, Michael View Books
10317 PHYS 108B 1
Syllabus
Astrophysics
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Co-taught with Phys 168b.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Wardle, John FC View Books
5182 PHYS 161A 1 Electromagnetic Theory I
[ sn ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Schnitzer, Howard J View Books
3964 PHYS 162A 1 Quantum Mechanics I
[ sn ]
Co-taught with PHYS 31b.
Meets with PHYS 31b in G block. Meets separately from 31b in P block.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 307
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Chakraborty, Bulbul View Books
4022 PHYS 163A 1
Syllabus
Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
[ sn ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Lawrence, Albion E View Books
10318 PHYS 168B 1 Introduction to Astrophysics
[ sn ]
Co-taught with Phys 108b.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
Open
1 / 999 / 0
Wardle, John FC View Books
5618 PHYS 169B 1 Advanced Laboratory
[ sn ]
Co-taught with Physics 39a.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
0 / 4 / 0
Fraden, Seth View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
10399 PHYS 202A 1
Syllabus
Quantum Field Theory
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 307
Open
3 / 999 / 0
Headrick, Matthew View Books