Courses: Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics (PHYSH335A01)

Fall 2009

An introduction to advanced theoretical physics. The central ideas covered will include: the use of symmetry in physics, non-euclidean geometry and curved spaces, advanced concepts of quantum theory. The course will address these topics by providing an introduction to one of the following areas of advanced theoretical physics: general relativity, quantum information theory, quantum field theory, particle physics. The specific topic will be determined by the instructor and will vary from year to year.

Prerequisites: Jr. standing. Phys 213 and 214 or consent.

Fulfills: NA QU

Department

Physics (Web site)

Taught By

Stephon Alexander (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Link 205

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00