Objectives:

- Students will be able to describe the essential features of a LASER. They will understand a laser as an electromagnetic oscillator which combines light amplification with feedback.

June 21

- Lasers
- In-class activity: Laser activity
- Remember!

- Chapters 11.1 - 11.3, 11.6 - 11.10

Objectives:

- After completing this module students will understand how energy quantization and the fact that elementary particles of the same type are indistinguishable leads to observable effects in large systems.

June 22

- Quantum effects in large systems
- In-class activity: Macro- and Microstates
- Remember!

- Chapters 15.1 - 15.4, 13.9 - 13.12

Objectives:

- After completing this module students will be familiar with some of the properties of insulators, conductors, and semi-conductors.

June 25

- Conduction in Solids
- Superconductivity
- In-class activity: Quantum Dots
- Remember!

- Chapters 13.4, 13,5, 14.1 - 14.5, 14.8

- Light emitting diodes (June 25)