Physics Course Schedule

The list below includes all courses anticipated to run in 2017-2018, with the meeting times and locations listed for the courses offered in Fall 2017. For information about all courses, including those not offered this year, please refer to the Caltech catalog here.

Physics 1 abc - Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism

Physics 1a     Dr. Zmuidzinas     WF 11:00 - 11:55am     201 EBRG    Course Webpage

Physics 1b - Practical     Dr. Y Chen     Winter

Physics 1b - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh     Winter

Physics 1c - Practical     Dr. Alicea     Spring

Physics 1c - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh     Spring

Physics 2 abc - Waves, Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Physics

Physics 2a     Dr. Adhikari     TR 11:00 - 11:55     T - 201 EBRG, R - 269 LAU     Course Webpage

Physics 2b     Dr. Martin     Winter

Physics 2c     Dr. Filippone     Spring

Physics 3 - Physics Laboratory

Fall     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Sept 25 2:00 - 2:55 pm     201 EBRG     Course Webpage

Winter     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     

Spring     E. Black/ Dr. Libbrecht

Physics 5/105 - Analog Electronics for Physicists

Dr. Libbrecht/F. Rice     OM Tues Sept 26 3:00 - 3:55 pm     201 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 6 - Physics Laboratory

Dr. Politzer/F. Rice     Winter

Physics 7 - Physics Laboratory

Dr. Politzer/F. Rice     Spring

Physics 8 bc - Experiments in Electromagnetism

Physics 8b     Dr. Spiropulu     Winter

Physics 8c     Dr. Spiropulu     Spring

FS/Physics 9 - The Science of Music

Dr. Politzer     MF 1:00 - 1:55 pm     248 LAU     Course Webpage

Physics 10 - Frontiers in Physics

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

FS/Physics 11 - Research Tutorial

Dr. R Phillips     Course Webpage

Physics 12 abc - Waves, Quantum Physics and Statistical Mechanics

Physics 12a     Dr. X Chen     10:30 - 11:55 am     T - 269 LAU, R - 201 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 20 - Computational Physics Laboratory I

Fall     C. Mach/Dr. Prince     OM Mon Sept 25 3:00 - 3:55 pm     304 EBRG     Course Webpage

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince

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

Physics 50a     Dr. Patterson/Dr. Refael     OM Mon Sept 25 2:00 - 2:55 pm     114 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 70 - Oral and Written Communication

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

Physics 77 abc - Advanced Physics Laboratory

Physics 77a     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Sept 25 3:00 - 3:55 pm     210 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 77b     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Winter

Physics 77c     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Spring

Physics 103 - Atomic and Molecular Physics

Dr. Hutzler     MWF 9:00 - 9:55 am     103 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 106 abc - Topics in Classical Physics

Physics 106a     Dr. Weinstein     TR 10:30 - 11:55 am     107 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 106b     Dr. Golwala/Dr. Weinstein     Winter

Physics 106c     Dr. Golwala     Spring

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

Physics 118a     Dr. Roukes     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     107 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 118b     Dr. Roukes     Winter

Physics 121 abc - Computational Physics Lab

Physics 121a     Dr. Refael     OM Tues Sept 26 10:30 - 11:25 am     304 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 121b     Dr. Refael/Dr. Teukolsky     Winter

Physics 121c     Dr. Motrunich     Spring

Physics 125 abc - Quantum Mechanics

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

Physics 125b     Dr. Brandao     Winter

Physics 125c     Dr. Cheung     Spring

Physics 127 abc - Statistical Physics

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

Physics 127b     Dr. Motrunich     Winter

Physics 127c     Dr. Brandao     Spring

Physics 129 abc - Mathematical Methods of Physics

Physics 129a     PDE's     Dr. Porter     TR 9:00 - 10:25 am     107 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 129b     Group Theory     Dr. X Chen     Winter

Physics 129c     Probability & Statistics     Dr. Porter     Spring

Physics 135 abc - Applications of Quantum Mechanics

Physics 135a     Introduction to Condensed Matter     Dr. Yeh     TR 1:00 - 2:25 pm     119 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 135b     Quantum Optics     Dr. Endres     Winter

Physics 135c     Introduction to Particle Physics     Dr. Patterson     Spring

Physics 201 - Candidacy Physics Fitness

Dr. Endres     Spring

Physics 205 abc - Relativistic Quantum Field Theory

Physics 205a     Dr. Kapustin     MW 10:30 - 11:55 am     103 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 205b     Dr. Kapustin     Winter

Physics 205c     Dr. Wise     Spring

Physics 217 - Introduction to the Standard Model

Dr. Cheung     MW 1:00 - 2:25 pm     103 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 219 abc - Quantum Computation

Physics 219a     Dr. Kitaev     MW 2:30 - 3:55 pm     103 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 219b     Dr. Preskill     Winter

Physics 219c     Dr. Kitaev/Dr. Preskill     Spring

Physics 223 ab - Advanced Condensed-Matter Physics

Physics 223a     Dr. Alicea     Winter

Physics 223b     Dr. X Chen     Spring

Physics 229 ab - Advanced Mathematical Methods of Physics

Physics 229a     Dr. Simmons-Duffin     Winter

Physics 229b     Dr. Simmons-Duffin     Spring

Physics 230 ab - Elementary Particle Theory

Physics 230a     Dr. Ooguri     MW 10:30 - 11:55 am     469 LAU     Course Webpage

Physics 230b     Dr. Gukov     Winter

Physics 236 ab - General Relativity

Physics 236a     Dr. Y Chen     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     103 DWN     Course Webpage

Physics 236b     Dr. Teukolsky     Winter

Physics 237 - Gravitational Waves

Dr. Adhikari     Spring

Physics 242 ab - Physics Seminar

Physics 242a     Dr. Stone     F 12:00 - 1:55 pm     108 EBRG     Course Webpage

Physics 242b     Dr. Stone     Winter

Course webpages from 2016-2017 can be found here.