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Physics Honors/AP 1 and 2

Chapter 32: 1-7 Assignment

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Particle Physics: Discovering and Describing Particle Interactions


Reading Preparation

Text Reading: Giancoli, Physics - Principles with Applications, Chapter 32: 1-6

Study Points

Key Equations

Wavelength and Resolution λ   = h p λ: wavelength
h: Planck's constant
p: momentum
Cyclotron FrequencyEquationVariables

Web Lecture

Read the following weblecture before chat: Subatomic Particle Interactions

Study Activity

Use the Accelerators and Particle Detectors option at The Particle Adventure to discover how physicists experiment with and describe particle interactions.

Chat Preparation Activities

Chapter Quiz

Lab Work

If you want lab credit for this course, you must complete at least 12 labs (honors course) or 18 labs (AP students). One or more lab exercises are posted for each chapter as part of the homework assignment. We will be reviewing lab work at regular intervals, so do not get behind!