Explore spectroscopy methods including: time-resolved photoluminescence, transient absorption, four-wave mixing, and multidimensional spectroscopy. Examine the propagation of ultrafast laser pulses in matter and dispersion-compensation. Consider the description of quantum dynamics such as decoherence and population relaxation using the density matrix formalism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Gradate standing. For undergraduate students who take this course: Physics 315, Physics 373, or consent of the instructor and graduate advisor.
Pre-college and traditional community studies. Explores history, culture, natural resources, and traditions and customs of Cameroon (West Africa). Language is French. Prerequisite: Enrollment in high school. Cross-listed as CCU. I.P. 01. Credit only for the course.
A survey of Hispanic history from the early Spanish conquistadores in the 15th century until the present. Prerequisite: College-level study of basic mathematics. Cross-listed as CCU. I.P. 01. Credit only for the course.
An introduction to the origin, structure, and evolution of the African continent from 5,000 to 500 years ago. Prerequisite: Entry to U.S. colleges. Considered foundational to all other field courses in Africa. Cross-listed as ECN. 7211a4ac4a