University of Washington, Bothell                       Physical Sciences Division, School of STEM

 


Matt DePies                                      
Offices: Bothell: UW Husky Hallmatt lecturing, UWHH-1322
              Seattle: PAB B221

Email:  depies (at) phys.washington.edu


Autumn 2014 (office hours UWHH-1322 1:00-2:00pm)
BPHYS 114 Mechanics
BST 498C Lessons from the Japanese Experience with Nuclear Power
Webassign HW

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the cosmosbphys 222 modern physics

Below: Skinning up Mt Daniel in the central cascade mountains in Washington state. The view was amazing
Right: Skiing down Mt Daniel. The snow wasn't great, but the views still were!

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Photos by Charles Eldridge

Links:
NASA picture of the day


Graphing Calculator Help Site

 

Previous Courses


Summer 2014, Office B221 PAB, Office Hours M 2-3pm, TW 1:15-2:15pm, Th 12:15-1:15pm
PHYS 116
PHYS 322

Autumn 2013, Winter 2014 Office: UWHH-1322, 1:00-2:00 pm TTh
Current Courses: Canvas

Homework: WebAssign

Summer 2013 (office PAB 221: TW 1-2pm, F 11am-12pm)
PHYS 322 Electromagnetism II: Magnetostatics and EM Waves
Class schedule and assignments (xls)

Spring 2013
BPHYS 116 General Physics: Waves, Optics, Modern Physics
BPHYS 115 General Physics: Fluids, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism
WebAssign (homework)
Winter 2013
BPHYS 114 General Physics: Mechanics
BPHYS 115 General Physics: Fluids, Thermodynamics, and Electricity & Magnetism
Webassign

Autumn 2012
BPHYS 114 General Physics: Mechanics
Webassign

Summer 2012
Phys 116  General Physics: Waves, Optics, Modern Physics
Phys 322  Electromagnetism II: Magnetism
Webassign

Spring 2012
B Phys 115 Fluids, Thermodynamics, and Electricity & Magnetism
B Phys 116 Waves, Optics, and Modern Physics
WebAssign.com
Winter 2012

BPhys 114 Mechanics
BPhys 115 Fluids, Thermodynamics, and Electricity and Magnetism
Webassign.com

Autumn 2011
BPhys 114 General Physics: Mechanics
BST 324 Advanced Multivariable Calculus
Webassign.com

Summer 2011Physics 115 Fluids, Thermodynamics, and El;ectricity and Magnetism 
Physics 116 Waves, Optics, and Modern Physics
Webassign

Spring 2011
BCUSP 144 Fluids, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism
BCUSP 145 Waves, Optics, Modern physics
WEBASSIGN

Winter 2011
BCUSP 143 General Physics Mechanics
BCUSP 144 General Physics Fluids, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Mangetism
Webassign

Fall 2011
BCUSP 143 General Physics: Mechanics
BST 293 Advanced Multivariable Calculus
www.webassign.com

Summer 2010
Physics 114 Mechanics
Physics 123 Waves, Optics, Modern Physics
UW webassign.com

Spring 2010
BCUSP 144 Thermodyanics and Electricity & Magnetism
webassign.com
Physics 123A and C
UW Physics webassign.com

Winter 2010 
BCUSP 143  Mechanics 
 (webassign-cusp143)
Physics 110  Liberal Arts Physics
Physics 123  Oscillations, Waves, Optics, and Modern Physics   
 (webassign.com-123)

Autmun 2009
BCUSP 145  Waves, Optics, and Modern Physics
Webassign

Summer 2009
Physics 116  Waves, Oprtics, and Modern Physics
Webassign

Spring 2009
UWB: B CUSP 144 General Physics
Cascadia:  Astr 115 Cosmology

Winter 2009
  B CUSP 143 General Physics Winter 09



Papers:

M. DePies, "Gravitational Waves and Light Cosmic Strings", Dissertation.

M. DePies and Craig J. Hogan, "Harmonic Gravitational Wave Spectra of Cosmic String Loops in the Galaxy ," arXiv:0904.1052v1 .[astro-ph.CO]

M. DePies and Craig Hogan, "Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background from Light Cosmic Strings,"   Phys. Rev. D 75, 125006 (2007) arXiv: astro-ph/0702335

M. Bienfait, P. Zeppenfeld, N. Dupont-Pavlovsky, M. Muris, M. R. Johnson, T. Wilson, M. DePies, and O. E. Vilches,  "Thermodynamics and structure of hydrogen, methane, argon, oxygen, and carbon dioxide adsorbed on single-wall carbon nanotube bundles,"  Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, Volume 350, Issue 1-3, p. E423-E426 (2004)

M. Bienfait, P. Zeppenfeld, N. Dupont-Pavlovsky, M. Muris, M. R. Johnson, T. Wilson, M. DePies, and O. E. Vilches,  "Thermodynamics and structure of hydrogen, methane, argon, oxygen, and carbon dioxide adsorbed on single-wall carbon nanotube bundles,"  Physical Review B, 70, 035410 (2004)

M. Bienfait, P. Zeppenfeld, N. Dupont-Pavlovsky, J.-P. Palmari, M. R. Johnson, T. Wilson, M. DePies, and O. E. Vilches,  "Adsorption of Argon on Carbon Nanotube Bundles and its Influence on the Bundle Lattice Parameter,"  Physical Review Letters, 91, 035503 (2003)

T. Wilson, A. Tyburski , M. R. DePies, O. E. Vilches, D. Becquet and M. Bienfait,  "Adsorption of H2 and D2 on Carbon Nanotube Bundles,"  Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 126, 403 (2002)

Overview of Dark Energy (class project)

Background:  Abel Cluster of Galaxies,  HST  (Courtesy NASA)