Atomic - Bohr model (energies)

Atomic - Bohr Model - Def'n of K transition

Atomic - Bohr model, 1/n^{2} dependence for energy

Atomic - Emission lines in a magnetic field, general properties

Atomic - filling the levels (order, total number)

Atomic - first order Stark effect for H in ground state.

Atomic - ground state spin of Helium atom

Atomic - Hydrogen atom - energy levels

Atomic - life-time broadening

Atomic - notation ("^{3}S ground state")

Atomic - notation (1s^{2} 2s^{2} 2p^{6} , etc)

Atomic - positronium (Bohr model for)

Atomic - Scattering - cross section, differential (order of mag. from data)

Atomic - selection rules (electric dipole)

Atomic - typical K series transition energies

Circuits - RC time constant

Circuits - RLC circuit with damping - natural frequency of

Circuits - current divider

Circuits - finding currents in branches

Circuits - impedance matching

Circuits - LR Time constant

Circuits - Ohm's law

Circuits - P = I^{2} R

Circuits - parallel and series resistors, equivalents

Circuits - voltage divider, voltages in simple

Constants - Speed of light

Constants - hc (or equivalent)

Constants - mass of electron (511 keV/c^{2 })

E&M (Waves) - reflection of plane waves from conductor

E&M - accelerating charge through a potential (Energy = qV)

E&M - boundary conditions at conductor

E&M - Capacitor - energy stored

E&M - charged particle in E and M fields, general properties of motion

E&M - Coulomb's law (in MKS)

E&M - Current in wire, drift velocity

E&M - current loop is magnetic dipole (far away)

E&M - Cyclotron Frequency

E&M - definition of capacitance

E&M - direction of M field from current carrying wire

E&M - effect of dielectric on capacitance

E&M - F = q v cross B

E&M - fall off of fields from dipole

E&M - field from finite charged rod, along axis

E&M - Gauss's Law - indicator of charge present

E&M - Gauss's law, field inside sphere

E&M - general knowledge - exp. to determine exponent in coulomb's law accurately

E&M - image charges (for infinite conducting plane)

E&M - internal resistance of battery

E&M - Magnetism - Ampere's law (simple path)

E&M - Magnetism - Faraday's law of induction

E&M - Magnetism - force between two (parallel) wires

E&M - Magnetism - Lenz's law

E&M - Maxwell's equations

E&M - Maxwell's equations - meaning of terms

E&M - polarization of dielectric, surface charge density

E&M - Potential difference - from electric field and distance (simple cases)

E&M - radiation from accelerating charge (general properties)

E&M - Radiation from oscillating charge, general properties

E&M - Superposition principle

E&M - surface charge density on conductor with charges nearby

General - Angular frequencies (omega)

General - Circumference of circle

General - Complex exponentials

General - Exponentials and natural logarithms - time constants

General - field lines, interpreting

General - Fourier series - simple cases (odd/even fcn, odd/even harmonics)

General - Matrices - moving rows and columns

General - Matrices - recognizing eigenvalues

General - meaning of "divergence is zero"

General - Right Hand Rule for cross products

General - Units (checking)

General - Vectors - **i, j, k** notation

General - Vectors - resolving components

General - Volume of sphere

Mechanics - accel near earth = g

Mechanics - Circular motion - separating components

Mechanics - Circular motion - uniform, description in x,y coordinates.

Mechanics - Circular motion, uniform, F=ma for

Mechanics - Collisions, Simple

Mechanics - Cons. Of Energy

Mechanics - Conservation of angular momentum

Mechanics - Conservation of momentum

Mechanics - Constant acceleration

Mechanics - Eigenfrequencies (of normal modes)

Mechanics - elastic collisions (cons. of p)

Mechanics - extremums (variational methods)

Mechanics - F=dp/dt , mass not constant (rocket problem)

Mechanics - Falling body (constant acceleration)- with initial conditions

Mechanics - Falling body with air resistance - general properties

Mechanics - Forces - resolving components

Mechanics - Forces - resolving components - tension in string

Mechanics - frequency of harmonic oscillator (mass on spring)

Mechanics - Friction - simple model, maximum static

Mechanics - friction, dynamic

Mechanics - getting F from V

Mechanics - Gravitation - Force inside spherical shell is zero

Mechanics - Gravitation - Universal Law (1/r^{2} dependance)

Mechanics - Hamiltonian, writing down for simple case

Mechanics - Impulse - change of speed by

Mechanics - inelastic collision

Mechanics - Kinetic energy ( 1/2 mv^{2})

Mechanics - Lagrangians - def'n of generalized momentum

Mechanics - Lagrangians - what is for simple cases (including simple constraint)

Mechanics - Lagrangians - when is generalized momentum conserved

Mechanics - Mass - computed from volume and density

Mechanics - Moment of inertial - simple systems

Mechanics - Moments of Inertia - Rod about its end

Mechanics - Normal Modes

Mechanics - Orbits, relating periods for different radii

Mechanics - Oscillations, velocity from A and f

Mechanics - Pendula

Mechanics - Potential energy from F(r)

Mechanics - Reduced mass (positronium)

Mechanics - Rigid pendulum - frequency for small oscillations (changing I)

Mechanics - Rolling bodies (down incline)

Mechanics - Rolling bodies - contact point acceleration

Mechanics - Rotating bodies - kinetic energy (1/2 I omega^{2})

Mechanics - Rotation bodies - tau = I alpha (for constant alpha)

Mechanics - satellite orbits, perturbing circular

Mechanics - Simple pendulum - omega = sqrt(g/l)

Mechanics - Small angle approximation (pendula)

Mechanics - Small oscillation approximation - getting frequencies of

Mechanics - Speed = distance/time

Mechanics - Symmetry - use of

Mechanics - Torques - as vectors

Mechanics - Torques - balancing

Mechanics - Torques - r cross F

Mechanics - Work, simple computations

Mechanics - work-energy theorem

Mechanics - zero of potential arbitrary

Nuclear - basic nuclear decay equations

Nuclear - binding energies, general trends in periodic table

Nuclear - Cerenkov Radiation - conditions for

Nuclear - pair production, general

Nuclear - Radioactive decay - half life from counts per minute

Nuclear - scattering cross section

Nuclear - types of decay

Optics - diffraction gratings

Optics - diffraction limit

Optics - group vs phase velocity in materials

Optics - how do holograms work?

Optics - lens coating thickness, understanding non-reflective

Optics - lens formula (simple telescope)

Optics - Michelson interferometer (basic idea, conditions for fringes)

Optics - multiple polarizers in path

Optics - phase velocity in dielectric

Optics - polarizers, behavior of

Optics - refractive index (speed of light)

Particles - Muon, general properties

Particles - what is a "decay due to the weak interaction"

Practical - Amplifier gain fall-off from log-log plot

Practical - Count rate errors ( N ^{1/2} ), nuclear counting

Practical - Errors, combining two uncorrelated errors for total error

Practical - Ideal Diode behavior

Practical - Lissajous figures - interpreting

Practical - Mass of Earth - estimate within 3 orders of magnitude given radius

Practical - nuclear radiation - typical penetration depths for various types

Practical - OR gate, what is

Practical - Oscilloscope (what it shows)

Quantum - adding angular momenta (max and min possible)

Quantum - Bohr magneton (mass dependance)

Quantum - common particles, fermion or boson?

Quantum - commutation - simultaneous eigenvalues

Quantum - Compton scattering - basics of

Quantum - computing probabilities

Quantum - deBroglie wavelength

Quantum - E_{photon} = hc/lambda (Need to know value for hc or equivalent!)

Quantum - finite square well - general form of wavefunctions

Quantum - form of wavefunctions for H.O. (Odd/Even parity)

Quantum - Franck-Hertz experiment, what does it show?

Quantum - ground state energy (infinite square well)

Quantum - ground state wavefunction of H.O., recognizing

Quantum - Hamiltonian from classical Hamiltonian

Quantum - Harmonics Oscillator - ground state energy of

Quantum - how operators used to get expectation values

Quantum - Hydrogen atom - Spherical harmonics and orbital quantum numbers

Quantum - impact of (electron) spin on properties (of materials)

Quantum - infinite square well - energy eigenvalues

Quantum - infinite square well - momentum of eigenstate = 0

Quantum - infinite wall boundary conditions

Quantum - infinite well, n dependence of E

Quantum - infinite well, perturbation theory, general (odd/even)

Quantum - infinite well, recognize n from graph of wavefunction

Quantum - normalizing a wavefunction, rigid rotator

Quantum - orthogonality (def'n off).

Quantum - Pauli Exclusion Principle

Quantum - photoelectric effect

Quantum - spacing of rotational levels (free rotor)

Quantum - two particle wavefunctions, fermions vs bosons

Quantum - Uncertainty principle

Quantum - Wavefunction of free particle

Solid State - Bragg Reflection

Solid State - conductivities for semiconductors vs metals, general trends and magnitudes

Solid State - Debye and Einstein theory, specific heat from

Solid State - Effective mass from E(k)

Solid State - Fermi temperature - kinetic energy of conduction electron

Solid State - Hall effect, general

Solid State - types of binding in

Solid State - Why E of conduction electrons > kT ?

Special Relativity - conditions to move at c (on mass, spin)

Special relativity - E^{2} = (pc)^{2} + (mc^{2})^{2}

Special Relativity - Length contraction

Special relativity - Lorentz transformation (invarients)

Special relativity - x^{2} + y^{2} + z^{2} - t^{2} = frame independent

Special relativity - space-time interval - computing from coordinates

Special relativity - speed of light = constant

Special relativity - time dilation (half-lives)

Special relativity - Transformation of EM field, general properties

Thermo - (differential) relations between thermo quantities

Thermo - ave energy of particles with 3 states

Thermo - Average energies in equilibrium

Thermo - Blackbody radiation - T^{4} law

Thermo - Boltzmann to quantum transition, fermions vs bosons, general

Thermo - Carnot cycle, general properties

Thermo - diatomic gas, specific heat for dumbbell vs masses on spring, general properties

Thermo - entropy of ensemble of two-state particles - high and low T

Thermo - Entropy related to laws of thermo

Thermo - Heat capacitance from internal energy vs T

Thermo - Heat engine - Carnot cycle (work done during)

Thermo - ideal gas, specific heats (why const. Vol & const. Press. Different?)

Thermo - isotherms, def'n

Thermo - phase transitions (qualitative), critical temperatures, co-existence (from diagram)

Thermo - probability of occupation of states

Thermo - Probability related to entropy

Thermo - Specific Heat - diatomic molecule (masses on spring model)

Thermo - Work done by expanding gas (reversible, isothermal)

Waves - Dopplar effect (sound), general properties

Waves - group velocity and phase velocity (from dispersion curves)

Waves - group velocity from dispersion relation

Waves - Interference - from soap film (explain)

Waves - Interference - two slit, finite width slit

Waves - Interference from two coherent sources, diff. phases

Waves - reflection of

Waves - single slit diffraction (circular hole)

Waves - Transmission lines - characteristic impedance, terminating in

Waves - Travelling Waves - plane waves

Waves - wavenumbers (k)

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