Sep 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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PHYS 4503 Solid State Physics


(3 hours)
Crystal structure, Brillouin zones, crystal binding, imperfections in crystals, phonons, free electron Fermi gas, Wiedemann-Franz law, nearly free electrons, Bloch functions, Kronig-Penney model, concept of band gap, semiconductors and super-conductors, and magnetic materials. Prerequisite: PHYS 2073 .



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