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James McLean

Associate Professor of


ISC 228G
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

James McLean has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1999.


Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Experimental Physics; Cornell University (Solid State Surface Physics)
  • B.S., Physics; Brown University
Spring 2016 Classes

PHYS 362:
Intermediate Laboratory

    Devoted to the understanding of some of the classic experiments in physics. Experiments are from all fields of physics, but particular attention is given to experiments which complement courses being
    taken concurrently. Prerequisites: PHYS 226.
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PHYS 386:
Solid State Physics

    Basic physical processes which occur in solids, especially semi-conductors and metals, are studied. Applications of quantum mechanics and statistics to the thermal and electrical properties of various
    types of solids are made. Prerequisites: PHYS 224, PHYS 228 and MATH 326 or permission of the department. Offered spring, even years
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