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Yasemin Kalender

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-7183
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Yasemin Kalender

Assistant Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy
College of Science

585-475-7183

Currently Teaching

PHYS-106
2 Credits
This course provides an introduction to basic concepts of solar system astronomy including celestial sphere, zodiac, astronomical telescopes, sun, moon, eclipses, earth as planet, planets and their satellites, comets, meteors, and theories of the origin of the solar system.
PHYS-213
3 Credits
This course provides an introductory survey of elementary quantum physics, as well as basic relativistic dynamics. Topics include the photon, wave-particle duality, deBroglie waves, the Bohr model of the atom, the Schrodinger equation and wave mechanics, quantum description of the hydrogen atom, electron spin, and multi-electron atoms.

In the News

  • November 4, 2022

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    NSF grant funds RIT postdoctoral fellows in STEM education research

    The National Science Foundation has awarded RIT $1.2 million for a cohort of four postdoctoral fellows to conduct STEM discipline-based education research. Each fellow will work with two mentors, encouraging cutting-edge research at the interface of traditional disciplines.