Physics 332

Talk Dates
Experiment Schedule
Write-Up Due Dates: March 3, March 31, April 28

Guided Experiments:

Optical Bandgap of Semiconductor (Monochromator) - PDF
Doppler-Free Saturated Absorption Spectroscopy (Laser Diode) - PDF - Rb Info
Temperature Dependence of Diode's Saturation Current (Cryostat) - PDF
Isotope Shift of Balmer Series In Hydrogen (Spectrometer) - PDF
Lifetime of Cosmic Ray Muon (Digital Oscilloscope) - PDF
Fabrication of Fullerenes (Materials Fabrication) - PDF
Proof of Existence of Photons - PDF


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - PDF - U Michigan Write-Up
Scanning Tunneling Microscope - pdf - pdf
Atomic Force Microscope
Optical Tweezers - Berkely Wiki Page

Independent Project Ideas:

Characterization of Quantum Dots - PDF
Capacitance-Voltage Profiling of Dopant Density In Silicon - PDF
Materials Fabrication (Chemistry Background Might Be Necessary)
High-Temperature Superconductor (Fabrication and Characterization)
Raman Spectroscopy - PDF
Single Photon Avalanche Diode- PDF
Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution in LED - PDF
LED Luminescence Decay- PDF
Speed of Light
Glow Discharge Plasma - PDF
Optical Spectroscopy
Gamma Ray Spectroscopy- PDF
Nanoparticle Light Scattering - PDF
Spectroscopy on Nitrogen Molecule - PDF
Wireless Data Collection using XBee - PDF
Fluorescence Microscope- PDF
Picometer-Sensitive Interferometer- PDF
Quantum Conductance in Nanowires - PDF
Chaotic Electric Circuit - PDF
Nonlinear Dynamics
Arduino - Projects - LabVIEW Interface
Leidenfrost Effect - PDF
LabVIEW-Based Projects
Electronics (e.g., Phase-Locked Loop, Lock-In Amplifier, Field Programmable Gate Array)
American Journal of Physics

Possible Special Opportunities:

Optical Telescope With CCD Detector (e.g., Moons of Jupiter) - Discuss with Alison Crocker
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy - Discuss with Johnny Powell