Waves, optics, quantum mechanics and relativity. Topics include transverse/longitudinal waves, interference, wave/particle duality, the Bohr atom, the Schrodinger equation, time dilation/length contraction, and relativistic energy/momentum. This course satisfies the Core Exploration requirement in the Natural Sciences with Laboratory. Lecture and laboratory. Recommended for chemistry, biochemistry and biology majors. Prerequisite: PHYS 141 or PHYS 151. Co-requisite: MATH 152 and PHYS142L.