Solid-State Physics II
Electronic structure of solids. Electron dynamics and transport. Semiconductors and impurity states. Surfaces. Dielectric properties of insulators. Electron-electron, electron-phonon, and phonon-phonon interactions. Anharmonic effects in crystals. Magnetism. Superconductivity.
Sample reading list:
Ashcroft & Mermin, Solid State Physics
C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics,8th Ed.
J.M. Ziman, Theory of Solids, 2nd Ed.
Weekly problem sets.
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Take Home Final Exam - 50%
Problem set(s) - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 441 or PHY 405.
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