Biological Physics Laboratory PHYS 433 (3)
Experiments in biological and soft condensed matter physics including investigation of Brownian motion, molecular order and biophysical forces using techniques such as optical trapping, NMR, spectroscopy and x-ray diffraction. Attention will also be given to more general skills, including experimental design, operating and troubleshooting experimental equipment, data analysis, and the presentation of experimental results. Prerequisite: PHYS 231 or MBB 309W; PHYS 344 or PHYS 347 or MBB 323 or CHEM 360; both with a minimum grade of C- or permission of the department. Students with credit for PHYS 433W may not take this course for credit. Quantitative.