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T.M. Helliwell

Harvey Mudd College

Thomas M. Helliwell is Burton Bettingen Professor of Physics, Emeritus, at Harvey Mudd College. He received his B.A. from Pomona College and his Ph.D. at Caltech, where his thesis was on atomic physics and quantum mechanics. He has published more than 40 research papers, many with undergraduate coauthors, in quantum mechanics and general relativity. He has taught a wide variety of undergraduate courses, from beginning to advanced, in classical mechanics, special and general relativity, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and electromagnetism. He has also served as director of the freshman division, chair of the physics department, chair of the faculty, and dean of faculty.

Books by T.M. Helliwell

Special Relativity
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