University of Vermont
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Lecturer: | Prof. Dennis Clougherty |
Address: | Discovery Hall W307 |
Telephone: | (802) 656-0063 |
Email: | dennis.clougherty(at)uvm.edu |
Office Hours | W 1-3 and by appointment |
Schedule
Lecture | TR | 10:05-11:20 | L/L CM 302 |
Course Prerequisites
Physics 213
Course Text
Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th edition, D.J. GriffithsThis text is available for purchase at the UVM Bookstore and online.
Optional References
Classical Electrodynamics, J.D. Jackson
Modern Electrodynamics, Andrew Zangwill
The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. 2, R. Feynman, R. Leighton and M. Sands
Classical Electrodynamics, H. Ohanian
Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory, J.R. Reitz, F.J. Milford and R.W. Christy
Classical Electromagnetic Radiation, M.A. Heald and J.B. Marion
Homework
There will be approximately a problem set each week. Solutions will be distributed in class.
Exams
There will be two quizzes and a comprehensive final examination offered. The quizzes are scheduled for 2/22 and 3/29. The final exam date is currently pending, but it will be posted once the date is finalized by the Registrar. The final grade will be based on the homework, quizzes and final exam.
Course Outline
Introduction to time dependent electromagnetic fields. Maxwell's equations in vacuum and in matter. Electromagnetic waves and radiation. Prerequisite: PHYS 213. Credit not given for more than one of PHYS 214 or EE 241.
Additional Information
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