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Spring 2010-2011
ELE 442   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Solid-State Physics II

Stephen A. Lyon

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.

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets.

Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 50%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 441 or PHY 405.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41199 L01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm M W F   Engineering Quad J-Wing   J201   Enrolled:12 Limit:25