Lecture Notes

Science, Universe and Society (YR 1)

Syllabus

Lecture notes

Course booklets/papers

Overview

The big bang – is it true? (ppt)

In the beginning (Chown)

Course assignments

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Science, Universe and Society (Yr 2)

Syllabus

Lecture notes (Part I, II)

Introduction-to-particle-physics

Supplementary papers (Part I: The nuclear atom)

The Rutherford atom (1911) 

The Bohr atom (1913) 

The Bohr Atom (Physics World p 34)

Discovery of the neutron (summary)

The Cockroft-Walton experiment (1932)

The Hahn-Strassman paper (1939)

The Meitner-Frisch paper (1939)

A brief history of fission and fusion

Muons and pions – Cecil Powell

Discovery of the pion

Strange particles

Neutral currents and the Z boson (hyperphysics)

The discovery of neutral currents (pdf)

Classic papers

Supplementary papers (Part II: Particle physics)

W boson mass (Physics World 2003)

The discovery of the W and Z bosons (Rubbia) (Physics World 2003)

Higgs paper (ATLAS) ArXiv preprint

Higgs paper (CMS) ArXiv preprint

The god particle at last  COR (ppt)

The quantum century (essay)

Course assignments

Part III

Climate science

Course materials

See Climate Science links on front page of website

See Climate Chapters on Moodle

Modern climate change (pdf)

Course assignments (Part III)

The discovery of global warming

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Atomic, quantum and solid state physics (YR 3)

Syllabus

Lecture notes

Course assignments

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Teaching links(physics)

http://www.nanohub.org/tools/

http://www.educypedia.be/electronics/javaanalogsemipassif.htm

http://webassign.net/pas/complete_listing.html

http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~wie/applet/pnformation/pnformation.html

http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~wie/applet/

http://jas.eng.buffalo.edu/

http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~wie/applet/applet.old

Lecture notes (1st science: semester 1)

lectures-1-5

lectures-6-9

lecture-10-16

Last year’s exam:Introductory Physics (Autumn)

Lecture notes (1st science: semester 2)

lectures 1 and 2 : Heat and temperature

Lecture 3: Change of state

Lecture 4: Heat transfer

Lecture 5: Heat transmission

Lecture 6: Gas laws

Lecture 7: Electrostatics

Lecture 8: Electric potential

Lecture 9: Electric Current

Lecture 10: Magnetism

Lecture 11: Reflection

Lecture 12: Refraction

Lecture 13: Total Internal Reflection

Lecture 14: Lenses


Technical publications

Recent publications

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