Solid State Physics
In this course, the properties of solids are shown to arise naturally from their atomic composition and their structure. Elementary quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, and statistical mechanics are invoked to explore fundamental properties of crystalline solids, including their classification as metals, insulators, semiconductors, and semimetals. Topics covered include crystal structure and diffraction; crystal vibrations; electrical and thermal conduction; and the response of solids to external electric and magnetic fields. (PHYS 0202 and PHYS 0212) 3 hrs. lect.
- Fall 2012
- McCardell Bicentennial Hall 538(MBH 538)
- 10:10am-11:00am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Susan Watson
- Natural Sciences
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