PHYS 357

Modern Physics Lab

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 9, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course provides laboratory activities to test the major theories that lead to the understanding of atomic structure and their spectra. It is intended for students pursuing chemistry and physics major/minor.

Special information

Note: First day attendance required except by instructor permission. PHYS 355 and 357 must both be in the cart at the same time when you register.

Learning outcomes


  • Test the fundamental principles of quantum theory
  • Use quantum theory to understand and analyze experimental data
  • Understand and test theories on atomic electronic structure and spectra