Fall 2021 - PHYS 465 D100
Solid State Physics (3)
Class Number: 1931
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 14, 2021
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
1 778 782-5763
Prerequisites:PHYS 385 or CHEM 364, with a minimum grade of C-.
Crystal structure, lattice vibrations and thermal properties of solids, free electron model, band theory, and applications. Quantitative.
1) Crystal structures and binding
2) Reciprocal Lattice and Diffraction
3) Lattice Vibrations, Phonons and Related Thermal Properties
4) Free Electron Model
5) Electrons in a Crystal Lattice: energy bands
6) Semiconductors , introduction to nanophysics
7) Metals and Fermi surfaces
8) Introduction to magnetism
- Homework 10%
- Midterms (2) 20%
- Term Paper 20%
- Final Exam 50%
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
1. S. Simon, The Oxford Solid State Basics ISBN:9780199680764
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