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Physics 570: Experimental Techniques in Physics (Spring 2018)

 

Syllabus

 

Lab Manuals:

1. Refractive Index and Fluorescence of Rare Earth Ions in Borate Glasses

2. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

3. Magnetostriction

4. Holography

5. Superconductivity

6. Electro-optic Effect

 

Presentations:

1. Glass Preparation

2. Error Analysis

3. Lab 1 Lecture Refractive index-fluorescence

4. Lab 3 Lecture Magnetostriction

5. Lab 5 Lecture Superconductivity

6. Lab 5 Sample preparation

 

 

Course Schedule:

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

January 15

January 16

January 17

Lecture 1a

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Mallur, Wang

January18

Sample preparation for Experiment 1

Group 1,2

9:30 am - 10:30 am

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

January 19

Sample preparation for Experiment 1

Group 1,2

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

January 22

Lecture  1b

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Mallur

January 23

January 24

Experiment 1

Group 1

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

January 25

Sample preparation for Experiment 1

Group 3,4

9:30 am - 10:30 am

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

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Experiment 1

Group 2

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

January 26

Sample preparation for Experiment 1

Group 3,4

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

January 29

 

January 30

January 31

Experiment 1

Group 3

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

February 1

Experiment 1

Group 4

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

February 2

 

February 5

Lecture 2

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Wang

February 6

February 7

Experiment 2

Group 1

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 109

February 8

Experiment 2

Group 2  

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

February 9

 

February 12

February 13

February 14

Experiment 2

Group 3

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 109

February 15

Experiment 2

Group 4

 9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

February 16

 

February19

Lecture 3

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Mallur

February 20

February 21

Experiment 3

Group 1

2:00 pm  - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

February 22

Experiment 3

Group 2  

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

February 23

 

February 26

February 27

February 28

Experiment 3

Group 3

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

March 1

Experiment 3

Group 4

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 109

March2

 

March 5

Lecture 4

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Wang

March 6

March 7

Experiment 4

Group 1

 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 111

March 8

Experiment 4

Group 2 

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 111

March 9

 

March 19

Lecture 5a (Sample preparation)

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Currens 205

Mallur

March 20

March 21

Experiment 4

Group 3

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 111

March 22

Sample preparation for Experiment 5

Group 1,2

9:30 am - 10:30  am

Currens 104

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Experiment 4

Group 4

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 111

March 23

Sample preparation Experiment 5

Group 1,2

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

March 26

Lecture 5b

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Mallur

 

March 27

March 28

Experiment 5

Group 1

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

March 29

Sample preparation Experiment 5

Group 3,4

9:30 am -10:30 pm

Currens 104

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Experiment 5

Group 2  

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Currens 109

March 30

Sample preparation for Experiment 5

Group 3,4

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Currens 104

April 2

April 3

 

April 4

Experiment 5

Group 3

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Currens 109

April 5

Experiment 5

Group 4  

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Currens 109

April 6

 

April 9

Lecture 6

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Currens 205

Wang

April 10

April 11

Experiment 6

Group 1

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 111

April 12

Experiment 6

Group 2 

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Currens 111

April 13

 

April 16

April 17

April 18

Experiment 6

Group 3

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Currens 111

April 19

Experiment 6

Group 4  

9:30 am -12:30 pm

Currens 111

April 20

 

April 23

 

April 24

April 25

April 26

April 27

 

April 30

 

May 1

May 2

May 3

May 4

May 7

8:00 am - 9:50 am

Final exam

Currens 205