Teaching Homepage of Prof. Vitaly Vanchurin

Cosmology Group
Physics Department
University of Minnesota Duluth



Fall 2014

PHYS4031: Thermal and Statistical Physics

Elements of thermodynamics; principles of statistical physics applied to equilibrium properties of classical and quantum systems.


PHYS5090: Physics Seminar

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.


Spring 2014

PHYS4011: Electromagnetic Theory

Electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations and applications, radiation.


PHYS5090: Physics Seminar

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.


Fall 2013

PHYS5551: General Relativity

The material covered in this course includes special relativity, differential geometry, Einstein equations, black holes, gravitational waves and cosmology.


PHYS1021: Exploring Current Topics in Physics

Introduction to current topics in the field of physics, with emphasis on recent research developments and local research activities.


Spring 2013

PHYS5511: Electrodynamics

Maxwell's equations, relativity and electrodynamics, radiation and scattering of electromagnetic waves, relativistic particles in electromagnetic fields and radiation reaction.


PHYS5090: Physics Seminar

Preparation and presentation of oral reports on approved physics topics, research projects, and journal articles.


Fall 2012

PHYS4031: Thermal and Statistical Physics

Elements of thermodynamics; principles of statistical physics applied to equilibrium properties of classical and quantum systems.


PHYS1021: Exploring Current Topics in Physics

Introduction to current topics in the field of physics, with emphasis on recent research developments and local research activities.