To help in the selection of a thesis topic, a course is offered in the Spring and Fall quarters called PH2001 Research Topics in Physics. Some of the Physics Department's particularly strong research programs are in the fields of:
Free Electron Lasers
Shaped Charge Warheads
Microseismic Detection of Buried Mines
Underwater Sound Propagation
Laser Transmission through the Atmosphere
Click here to download a file with a complete listing of available thesis topics in the Physics Department.
A summary of selected student thesis projects is available here.