Advanced Physics Lab
PHYS 3600 -- Summer-1 -- 2016
Prof. Don Heiman, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, 5/14/2016
http://nuweb.neu.edu/dheiman/3600/index.html

 

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May 16-19

First week of experiments

Ralph Waldo Emerson

˝All life is an experiment.

The more experiments you make the better.˝

Doc in Steinbeck's

Cannery Row

Doc (marine biologist Ed Ricketts) is

"interested in knowing something about everything"

"His mind had no horizon"

Check it out

Richard Feynman̒s 1937 MIT lab report

 

Group -- Experiment # / Dates

(Mon-Thur, 9:50-11:30 am)

1

May

16-19

2

May

23-26

3

May,June

31-2

4

June

6-9

5

June

13-16

6

June

20-23

. Rebecca Cheng, Kelsey Yee

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

SOL

FR

. Matthew Cook, Jordan DeWitt

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

SOL

. Nicholas DiMare, Lucas Ho

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

. Sarah Nelson, Cameron O'Dwyer

RUBY

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

. Rob Quinlan, Freddie Sheehan

HALL

RUBY

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL

. Alex Sylvanus

AFT

FUEL

HALL

SOL

FR

RUBY

 

Group -- Experiment # / Dates

(Mon-Thur; 1:30-3:10 pm)

1

May

16-19

2

May

23-26

3

May,June

31-2

4

June

6-9

5

June

13-16

6

June

20-23

. Matt Andrews, Eleanor Blair

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

SOL

FR

. Nicholas Chan, Catharina Dekker

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

SOL

. Connor Elkhill, Carlton King

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

RUBY

. Andrew Maccabe, Liam Price

RUBY

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL

HALL

. Jacob Quintana, Desmond Yu

HALL

RUBY

SOL

FR

AFT

FUEL


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur; 9:50-11:30am; or 1:30-3:10pm

Lectures-325CH, Experiments-230DA



Syllabus -- General information for course
Description -- Brief description of course, lab experiments, and lab reports


Acoustics and Fourier Transform

Hall Effect

Fuel Cell

Speed of Light

Ruby Spectroscopy

Faraday Rotation

Coupled Electrical Oscillators

Nanomagnetism (optional)

Driven Harmonic Oscillator
Spectroscopy: Guess the Material