Physics at Stevens

The laws of physics govern the universe from the formation of stars and galaxies to the interaction of elementary particles that hold together atomic nuclei. Physics also drives many rapidly-advancing fields that shape modern daily life, such as information technology, medical technology, microelectronics, and telecommunications.

The physics program at Stevens exposes students to both the theory and practice of the discipline, combining rigorous classroom instruction with hands-on research experience in one of several state-of-the-art research laboratories.

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Technical Electives Taken in Later Semesters

  • PEP 501 Fundamentals of Atomic Physics
  • PEP 503 Introduction to Solid State Physics
  • PEP 507 Introduction to Microelectronics and Photonics
  • PEP 509 Intermediate Waves and Optics
  • PEP 510 Modern Optics Lab
  • PEP 520 Computational Physics
  • PEP 527 Mathematical Methods for Science and Engineering
  • PEP 555 Statistical Physics and Kinetic Theory
  • PEP 552 Theory of Relativity
  • PEP 556 Introduction to Quantum Control

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