This course is conducted by the National Anveshika Network of India and CCE IIT Kapur. The course will be mostly descriptive, with very little use of Mathematics.
This course will be offered in English and will be free of cost.
A. General description of light
Diffraction and Interference of light, Wavelength distribution in Sunlight, visible, infrared and ultraviolet light
B. History of Photoelectric Effect
Laws of electricity magnetism leading to prediction of EM waves, Hertz experiment to produce EM waves in Lab and observation of Photoelectric effect.
Hallwachs Experiment with electroscope to confirm Photoelectric effect
Philip Lenard's experiment
C. Einstein's Nobel prize work
Photon theory, Prediction on Photoelectric effect
Robert Milikan's experiment on Photoelectric Effect to confirm Einstein's Prediction.
Science Students Std. 11 onwards, Teachers and others interested
There will be one quiz at the end of the course but that will not be used for any grading.
Participation Certificates will be given based on attendance.