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Graduate
Division can provide information concerning University policy
about graduate admissions. 




Graduate
Physics Courses 
The
Graduate Division of the University
of Hawaii may grant credit toward
graduate degree requirements
for undergraduate courses numbered
from 300 to 499.


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PHYS
500 

Master's Plan B/C Studies
(1)
Enrollment for degree completion.
Pre: master's Plan B or
C candidate and consent. 



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PHYS
600 

Methods of Theoretical Physics
(3)
Mathematical tools of theoretical
physics. Continuation of
400, but with an independent
selection of topics. Pre:
400 or consent. (Alt. years).



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PHYS
610 

Analytical Mechanics I (3)
Dynamics of particles, particle
systems; rigid bodies; Lagrangian
and Hamiltonian equations;
special relativity. Pre:
MATH 402, 400 (or concurrent),
or 600 (or concurrent).
(Alt. years). 


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PHYS
650 

Electrodynamics I (3)
Potential theory, Maxwell's
equations, electromagnetic
waves, boundary value problems.
Pre: 450; and MATH 402,
400 (or concurrent), or
600 (or concurrent). (Alt.
years) 


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PHYS
651 

Electrodynamics II (3)
Relativistic electrodynamics,
radiation by charged particles.
Pre: 650. (Alt. years). 


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PHYS
670 

Quantum Mechanics (3)
Physical basis and formulation
of quantum theory. Exact
solutions of Schroedinger
equation and their applications.
Approximation methods. Applications
to atomic, nuclear and molecular
physics. Pre: 481 and MATH
402, or equivalent. 


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PHYS
671 

Quantum Mechanics (3)
Physical basis and formulation
of quantum theory. Exact
solutions of Schroedinger
equation and their applications.
Approximation methods. Applications
to atomic, nuclear, and
molecular physics. Pre:
670 


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PHYS
690 

Seminar (0)
CR/NC only. Discussions
and reports on physical
theory and recent developments.
Pre: graduate standing or
consent. 


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PHYS
694 

Condensed Matter Seminar
(1)
Results and discussions
of current topics in condensed
matter physics. Repeatable
with consent. 


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PHYS
695 

Seminar on Atomic &
SolidState Physics (1)
Discussions and reports
on recent developments in
atomic, surface, and solidstate
physics. Repeatable with
consent. 


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PHYS
696 

Seminar on Elementary Particle
Physics (1)
Report and discussion of
recent developments in elementary
particle physics. Repeatable
four times. Pre: consent. 


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PHYS
699 

Directed Research (V)
Pre: consent. 



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PHYS
700 

Thesis Research (V)
Research for master's thesis..



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PHYS
711 

Topics in Particles &
Fields (3)
Topics in current theoretical
research; e.g., unified
field theories, general
relativity, gravitation,
and cosmology. Repeatable.
Pre: consent. 


· 
PHYS
712 

Special Topics: Experimental
Physics (3)
Topics in current experimental
research in lowenergy physics,
highenergy physics, crossdisciplinary
physics. Repeatable in different
topics. Pre: consent.00
19967
dedicated to Design and
Construction of Scientific
Apparatus. Limited registration,
see instructor. 


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PHYS
713 

Advanced Topics in Condensed
Matter Theory (3)
Topics in condensed matter
theory: e.g., group theory,
many body techniques, renormalization
group, density functional
theory, other topics of
current interest. Repeatable.
Pre: 670 and consent. 


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PHYS
730 

Statistical Physics I (3)
Equilibrium thermodynamics,
Gibbs ensembles, quantum
statistics, ideal and nonideal
Fermi, Bose and Boltzmann
gases, phase transitions,
and critical phenomena.
Pre: 670. (Alt. years) 


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PHYS
731 

Statistical Physics II (3)
Nonequilibrium thermodynamics,
transport theory, fluctuation
dissipation theorem, manybody
Green's function methods,
normal Fermi and Bose liquids,
superfluidity, superconductivity.
Pre: 670 and 730. (Alt.
years) 


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PHYS
772 

Quantum Field Theory I (3)
Relativistic wave equations
and their solutions. Dirac's
theory of the electron,
propagator techniques. Applications
to quantum electrodynamics.
Pre: 671. (Alt. years) 


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PHYS
773 

Quantum Field Theory II
(3)
Local gauge invariance,
YangMills theory: quantum
chromodynamics, spontaneous
symmetry breaking and Goldstone
bosons; the standard electroweak
theory; grand unified theories.
Pre 772. (Alt. years). 


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PHYS
777 

Nuclear & Particle Physics
(3)
Nuclear physics; electrodynamics;
hadron structure and partons.
Techniques of particle physics.
Pre: 481 and 671. (Alt.
years) 


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PHYS
778 

Nuclear & Particle Physics
II (3)
Quantum chromodynamics;
electroweak interactions;
the standard model. Techniques
of particle physics. Pre:
777 and 772, or consent.
(Alt. years) 


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PHYS
785 

SolidState Theory (3)
Crystal symmetry, electronic
excitations in solids, transport
theory, optical properties,
cohesive energy, lattice
vibrations, electronphonon
interaction, electronelectron
interaction, magnetism,
superconductivity. Pre:
670. (Alt. years) 


· 
PHYS
786 

SolidState Theory (3)
Crystal symmetry, electronic
excitations in solids transport
theory, optical properties,
cohesive energy, lattice
vibrations, electronphonon
interaction, magnetism,
superconductivity. Pre:
785. (Alt. years). 



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PHYS
800 

PHYS 800
Dissertation Research (V)
Research for doctoral dissertation. 









For
more information contact:
Professor Pui Lam, Chair
Department of Physics
University of Hawaii
2505 Correa Rd.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Email: physics@hawaii.edu
Telephone:
(808) 9567087
Fax: (808) 9567107 
