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Physics Laboratories

We have a range of specialist laboratory facilities including nuclear physics, optics, quantum physics, laser physics, spectroscopy and astrophysics.

Key experiments that are available in this facility include:

  • Photoelectric Effect
  • Verification of de Broglie’s Relationship
  • Michelson interferometer
  • Polarised light
  • Zeeman Effect
  • Velocity of sound in Gasses
  • Stefan Boltzmann’s Law
  • Forced Oscillations
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Experimental Techniques
  • Observation of diffraction at single and multiple slits
  • Rotational Inertia
  • Series/Parallel circuits
  • P-N Junction Diode
  • Compton scattering of Gamma Rays
  • X-rays •Radioactivity
  • Basic Nucleonics and Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy
  • Faraday Balance
  • Snell’s law and Frensnel Relationship
  • Interfacing
  • Investigating the Sun with SDO Data
  • Investigating Solar Flares Using Hinode/EIS Data
  • Analysing N-Body Simulations of Dark Matter Halos
  • Digital Input I Output
  • Nernst Calorimeter
  • Pendulum experiment
  • Millikan Experiment
  • Speed of Light Experiment
  • Forced Oscillations - Pohl’s Pendulum
  • Thermal and electrical conductivity of metals

Detailed Information

Kit List

  • Oscilloscopes
  • Bench Multimeters
  • Hand held Multimeters
  • Frequency Generators
  • Rate Meters
  • Power Supplies
  • High voltage power supplies
  • Sodium Lamps
  • Mercury Lamps
  • Resistance boxes
  • Lasers
  • Lens
  • Mirrors
  • Capacitance Boxes
  • Inductance boxes
  • Various components
  • Vernier Callipers
  • Precision scales
  • Meter rulers
  • Tape Measures
  • Tools
  • Soldering Irons
  • Vernier callipers
  • Weights
  • Spectrometers
  • Travelling microscopes
  • Analogue meters
  • Logic analyser
  • Programmable Power Supplies
  • Xray Telexometers
  • LeakSeeker 89 Fault locator
  • CapAnalyser series ii
  • External CD/DVD reader/writer
  • Small radio sets
  • Geiger-Muller Tube
  • Single channel Analyser
  • Scintillation counter
  • 633-nm lasers
  • Silicon Photodiode detector/meter for measuring laser power
  • PMD-12008LS modules
  • Spec Tech Universal Computer Spectrometer
  • Stop Watches
  • Cloud Chamber

Availability

Open during normal teaching hours.

Location

The Physics Laboratories can be found in 202, 204, 206, 206A, 207 of the Leighton Building

General Enquiry