2017-2018 Physics Course Schedule and Websites

For information about all courses, including those not offered this year, please refer to the Caltech catalog here. Course webpages from 2016-2017 can be found here.

Spring Schedule Grid

Physics 1 abc - Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism

Physics 1a     Dr. Zmuidzinas     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 1b - Practical     Dr. Y Chen     Winter      Course Webpage

Physics 1b - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 1c - Practical     Dr. Alicea     F 3:00 - 3:55 pm     201 BRG

Physics 1c - Analytical     Dr. Hsieh     WF 11:00 - 11:55 am     201 BRG

Physics 2 abc - Waves, Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Physics

Physics 2a     Dr. Adhikari     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 2b     Dr. Martin     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 2c     Dr. Filippone     TR 11:00 - 11:55am     201 BRG 

Physics 3 - Physics Laboratory

Fall     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Course Webpage

Winter     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Winter     Course Webpage

Spring     E. Black/ Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Apr 2 1:00 - 1:55 pm     201 BRG

Physics 5/105 - Analog Electronics for Physicists

Dr. Libbrecht/F. Rice     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 6 - Physics Laboratory

Dr. Politzer/F. Rice     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 7 - Physics Laboratory

Dr. Politzer/F. Rice     OM Tues Apr 3 3:00 - 3:55 pm     201 BRG

Physics 8 bc - Experiments in Electromagnetism

Physics 8b     Dr. Spiropulu     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 8c     Dr. Spiropulu     Spring

FS/Physics 9 - The Science of Music

Dr. Politzer     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 10 - Frontiers in Physics

Dr. Spiropulu     Fall     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     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 12b     Dr. Filippone     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 12c     Dr. Zmuidzinas     10:30 - 11:55 am     269 LAU

Physics 20 - Computational Physics Laboratory I

Fall     C. Mach/Dr. Prince     Course Webpage

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince     Course Webpage

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince     OM Mon Apr 2 3:00 - 3:55 pm      304 BRG

Physics 21 - Computational Physics Laboratory II

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince     Course Webpage

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince     OM Mon Apr 2 3:00 - 3:55 pm      304 BRG

Physics 22 - Computational Physics Laboratory III

Winter     C.Mach/Dr. Prince     Course Webpage

Spring     C. Mach/Dr. Prince     OM Mon Apr 2 3:00 - 3:55 pm      304 BRG

Physics 50 ab - Caltech Physics League

Physics 50a     Dr. Patterson/Dr. Refael     Fall   

Physics 50b     Dr. Patterson/Dr. Refael     Winter

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 77ab     Fall     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Course Webpage

Physics 77abc     Winter     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     Course Webpage

Physics 77abc     E. Black/Dr. Libbrecht     OM Mon Apr 2 3:00 - 3:55 pm      210 BRG

Physics 103 - Atomic and Molecular Physics

Dr. Hutzler     Fall    Course Webpage

Physics 106 abc - Topics in Classical Physics

Physics 106a     Dr. Weinstein     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 106b     Dr. Golwala/Dr. Weinstein     Winter    Course Webpage

Physics 106c     Dr. Golwala     TR 10:30 - 11:55 am     107 DWN

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

Physics 118a     Dr. Roukes     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 118b     Dr. Roukes     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 121 abc - Computational Physics Lab

Physics 121a     Dr. Refael     Fall     304 EBRG     

Physics 121b     Dr. Refael/Dr. Teukolsky    Winter    304 BRG

Physics 121c     Dr. Motrunich     OM Tues Apr 3 10:30 - 11:25 am     304 BRG

Physics 125 abc - Quantum Mechanics

Physics 125a     Dr. Wise     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 125b     Dr. Brandao     Winter    Course Webpage

Physics 125c     Dr. Cheung     MWF 10:00 - 10:55 am     107 DWN

Physics 127 abc - Statistical Physics

Physics 127a     Dr. Motrunich     Fall     Course Webpage (Moodle, available to registered students)

Physics 127b     Dr. Motrunich     Winter  

Physics 127c     Dr. Brandao     MW 1:00 - 2:25 pm     107 DWN

Physics 129 abc - Mathematical Methods of Physics

Physics 129a     PDE's     Dr. Porter     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 129b     Group Theory     Dr. X Chen     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 129c     Probability & Statistics     Dr. Porter     TR 9:00 - 10:25 am     107 DWN

Physics 135 abc - Applications of Quantum Mechanics

Physics 135a     Introduction to Condensed Matter     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 135b     Quantum Optics     Dr. Endres     Winter

Physics 135c     Introduction to Particle Physics     Dr. Patterson     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     107 DWN

Physics 201 - Candidacy Physics Fitness

Dr. Endres     F 2:00- 3:55 pm     114 BRG

Physics 205 abc - Relativistic Quantum Field Theory

Physics 205a     Dr. Kapustin     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 205b     Dr. Kapustin     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 205c     Dr. Wise     MW 10:30 - 11:55 am     103 DWN

Physics 217 - Introduction to the Standard Model

Dr. Cheung     MW 1:00 - 2:25 pm     269 LAU     

Physics 219 abc - Quantum Computation

Physics 219a     Dr. Kitaev     Fall     103 DWN     

Physics 219b     Dr. Preskill     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 219c     Dr. Kitaev/Dr. Preskill     MW 2:30 - 3:55 pm     103 DWN

Physics 223 ab - Advanced Condensed-Matter Physics

Physics 223a     Dr. Alicea     Winter

Physics 223b     Dr. X Chen     MW 9:00 - 10:25 am     103 DWN

Physics 229 ab - Advanced Mathematical Methods of Physics

Physics 229a     Dr. Simmons-Duffin     Winter    Course Webpage

Physics 229b     Dr. Simmons-Duffin     TR 9:00 - 10:25 am     469 LAU

Physics 230 ab - Elementary Particle Theory

Physics 230a     Dr. Ooguri     Fall     Course Webpage

Physics 230b     Dr. Gukov     Winter     Course Webpage

Physics 236 ab - General Relativity

Physics 236a     Dr. Y Chen     Fall     

Physics 236b     Dr. Teukolsky     Winter

Physics 237 - Gravitational Waves

Dr. Adhikari     TR 2:30 - 3:55 pm     119 DWN

Physics 242 ab - Physics Seminar

Physics 242a     Dr. Stone     Fall   

Physics 242b     Dr. Stone     Winter