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Unformatted text preview: Study Guide for Final Exam Physics 5, Fall 2008, Polchinski Congratulations on being one final exam away from finishing the Physics 1-5 se- quence, and going through the whole 1704 pages of Young and Freedman! I hope that you feel a sense of accomplishment. The final exam will have a form similar to the midterm. It will cover the material from the whole semester. It is likely that I will refine this study guide. Check back at the course website after the weekend (if there is an update there will be a note to this effect). I have tried to use the demonstrations to motivate and derive as much as possible of the new phenomena from modern physics. They are shown and described at For each you should understand the main physics lesson, and the key of the details of the demo: 84.06, 84.09, 84.15 Laser Beam Diffracted by Single and Double Slits, Razor Blade, Etched Ruler 88.09 Photoelectric Effect 88.21 Fluorescence 88.15 Spectra 88.12 Electron Diffraction 68.48 Torque on Current-carrying Loop (why did I use this?) 88.30 Radioactive Sources and Geiger Counter You should also understand the main physics lesson of each lab, and the key details: Diffraction/Interference, Oct. 6 Photoelectric Effect, Oct. 13 Hydrogen Spectrum, Oct. 27 Nuclear Decay, Nov. 3 Franck-Hertz, Nov. 24 Here are the key points to understand in each chapter. I have assembled these largely by going back through the detailed homework and midterm solutions posted at . I suggest that you go through those solu- tions as well....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course PHYS 5 taught by Professor Freedman during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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