Physics 567
Homework Assignment 1
Due Friday, January 17, 2014
Until a few decades ago, the best available mirror coatings for extreme
ultraviolet (EUV) light were elements with high atomic number Z , such as
gold. Typical reectivities were just a few per
Physics 567
Homework 3
Due Wednesday, February 5
The Mandelbrot set is a fractal structure in
the complex plane dened by the iterative
mapping
2
zn+1 = zn + c,
where z0 = c.
as a function of n. Estimate & plot a power
law trend.
Next, write a modied versi
Physics 567
Homework 2
Due Friday, January 24, 2014.
1. In class, I asserted that the truncation error from Tres Hermanos quadrature of a single interval is of order f (4) (x)h5 . Show that this is true,
starting from
h
2
f (x) dx h
h
2
1
11
1
f1 + f2 +