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2018-2019 Physics Course Schedule and Websites

For information about all courses, including those not offered this year, please refer to the Caltech catalog here. Course webpages from 2017-2018 can be found here.

Physics 1 abc - Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism

Fall     Physics 1a     Dr. Cheung     WF 11:00 - 11:55 am     201 BRG   Course website

Winter     Physics 1b - Practical     Dr. Refael  

Winter     Physics 1b - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh  

Spring     Physics 1c - Practical     Dr. Alicea    

Spring     Physics 1c - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh    

Physics 2 abc - Waves, Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Physics

Fall     Physics 2a     Dr. Porter     TR 11:00 - 11:55 am     T - 201 BRG, R - 269 LAU    Course website

Winter     Physics 2b     Dr. Cheung   

Spring     Physics 2c     Dr. Filippone

Physics 3 - Physics Laboratory

Fall     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Oct 1 2:00 - 2:55 pm     201 BRG    

Winter     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht       

Spring     E. Black/ Dr. Libbrecht     

Physics 5/105 - Analog Electronics for Physicists

Fall     Dr. Libbrecht/F. Rice     OM Tues Oct 2 3:00 - 3:55 pm     201 BRG    Course website

Physics 6 - Physics Laboratory

Winter     Dr. Politzer/F. Rice   Course website

Physics 7 - Physics Laboratory

Spring     Dr. Politzer/F. Rice    Course website

Physics 8 bc - Experiments in Electromagnetism

Winter     Physics 8b     Dr. Spiropulu     

Spring     Physics 8c     Dr. Spiropulu   

FS/Physics 9 - The Science of Music

Fall     Dr. Politzer     MF 1:00 - 1:55 pm     258A LAU    Course website

Physics 10 - Frontiers in Physics

Fall     Dr. Spiropulu     W 12:00 - 1:55 pm     114 EBRG    Course website

FS/Physics 11 - Research Tutorial

Fall/Winter/Spring     Dr. R Phillips     Course Webpage

Physics 12 abc - Waves, Quantum Physics and Statistical Mechanics

Fall     Physics 12a     Dr. X Chen     TR 10:30 - 11:55 am     T - 269 LAU, R - 201 BRG    Course website

Winter     Physics 12b     Dr. Filippone   

Spring     Physics 12c     Dr. Simmons-Duffin   

Physics 20 - Computational Physics Laboratory I

Fall     C. Mach/Dr. Weinstein     OM Mon Oct 1 3:00 - 3:55 pm     304 BRG    Course website

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Weinstein    

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Weinstein

Physics 21 - Computational Physics Laboratory II

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince    

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince  

Physics 22 - Computational Physics Laboratory III

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince     

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince 

Physics 50 ab - Caltech Physics League

Fall     Physics 50a     Dr. Patterson/Dr. Refael     OM Thurs Oct 4 5:00 - 5:55 pm     114 EBRG 

Winter     Physics 50b     Dr. Patterson/Dr. Refael

Physics 70 - Oral and Written Communication

Fall     Dr. Hitlin     T 2:00 - 3:55 pm     469 LAU 

Spring     Dr. Hitlin

Physics 77 abc - Advanced Physics Laboratory

Fall     Physics 77ab     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Oct 1 3:00 - 3:55 pm     210 BRG

Winter     Physics 77abc     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht   

Spring     Physics 77abc     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     

Physics 101 - Order-of-Magnitude Physics

Spring     Dr. Phinney     

Physics 106 abc - Topics in Classical Physics

Fall     Physics 106a     Dr. Weinstein     TR 10:30 - 11:55 am     103 DWN   Course website

Winter     Physics 106b    Dr. Y Chen/ Dr. Golwala     

Spring     Physics 106c     Dr. Golwala     

Physics/APh/EE/BE 118 ab - Physics of Measurement

Fall     Physics 118a     Dr. Roukes     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     B157 W Bridge    Course website

Winter     Physics 118b     Dr. Roukes     

Physics 121 abc - Computational Physics Lab

Fall     Physics 121a     Dr. Simmons-Duffin    OM Tues Oct 2 10:30 - 11:25 am     304 BRG    Course website

Winter     Physics 121b     Dr. Simmons-Duffin    

Spring     Physics 121c     Dr. Motrunich     

Physics 125 abc - Quantum Mechanics

Fall     Physics 125a     Dr. Wise     MWF 10:00 - 10:55 am     107 DWN    Course website

Winter     Physics 125b     Dr. Wise

Spring     Physics 125c     Dr. Cheung     

Physics 127 ab - Statistical Physics

Fall     Physics 127a     Dr. Motrunich     MW 1:00 - 2:25 pm     107 DWN

Winter     Physics 127b     Dr. Motrunich

Physics 129 abc - Mathematical Methods of Physics

Fall     Physics 129a     PDE's     Dr. Oguri     TR 9:00 - 10:25 am     107 DWN   Course website

Winter     Physics 129b     Group Theory     Dr. X Chen         

Spring     Physics 129c     Probability & Statistics     Dr. Porter    

Physics 135 - Introduction to Condensed Matter

Fall     Dr. Refael     TR 1:00 - 2:25 pm     107 DWN

Physics 136 abc - Applications of Classical Mechanics

Fall     Physics 136a     Dr. Hopkins     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     269 LAU

Winter     Physics 136b     Dr. Phinney     

Spring     Physics 136c     Dr. Teukolsky 

Physics 137ab - Atoms and Photons

Fall     Physics 137a     Dr. Hutzler     TR 10:30 - 11:55 am     107 DWN    Course website

Winter     Physics 137b     Dr. Endres  

Physics 139 - Introduction to Particle Physics

Spring     Dr. Patterson

Physics 177 - Advanced Experimental Physics

Winter     Dr. Hutzler/F. Rice    Course website

Spring     Dr. Hutzler/F. Rice    Course website

Physics 201 - Candidacy Physics Fitness

Spring     Dr. Endres  

Physics 205 abc - Relativistic Quantum Field Theory

Fall     Physics 205a     Dr. Gukov     MW 10:30 - 11:55 am     103 DWN   Course website

Winter     Physics 205b     Dr. Gukov     

Spring     Physics 205c     Dr. Wise     

Physics 219 abc - Quantum Computation

Fall     Physics 219a     Dr. Preskill     MW 2:30 - 3:55 pm     103 DWN     

Winter     Physics 219b     Dr. Kitaev     

Physics 223 ab - Advanced Condensed-Matter Physics

Winter     Physics 223a     Dr. Alicea    

Spring     Physics 223b     Dr. Kitaev    

Physics 242 ab - Physics Seminar

Fall     Physics 242a     Dr. Stone     F 12:00 - 1:55 pm     B157 BRG

Winter     Physics 242b     Dr. Stone    

Physics 250 abc - Introduction to String Theory

Fall     Physics 250a     Dr. Kapustin     MW 10:30 - 11:55 am     469 LAU

Winter     Physics 250b     Dr. Kapustin 

Spring     Physics 250c     Dr. Kapustin