Solid State Physics (Fall, 2008)


Textbooks

  • C.Kittel, "Introduction to Solid State Physics", 8th ed., Wiley (2005)
  • References

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY: The Net Advance of Physics

  • Lectures ( PowerPoint format )

    1st Semester

    File Title Zipped Last Updated
    Chapter 1 Crystal Structure zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 2 Wave Diffraction & Reciprocal Lattice zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 3 Crystal Binding & Elastic Constants - Landau's version zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 3 Crystal Binding & Elastic Constants - Kittel's version zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 4 Phonons I. Crystal Vibrations zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 5 Phonons II. Thermal Properties zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 6 Free Electron Fermi Gas zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 7 Energy Bands zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 8 Semiconductor Crystals zipped Aug 20, 2013

  • All-in-one zip file version (1st semester) is Here
  • ........ Solutions to Exercises

    Question Sheets

  • Mid-Term Exam: Take Home Version .... Solutions
  • Mid-Term Exam: Classroom Version .... Solutions
  • Final Exam: Take Home Version .... Solutions
  • Final Exam: Girl's Version.... Solutions

    Mathematica Notebooks (both semesters):

  • Notebooks

    2nd Semester

    File Title Zipped Last Updated
    Chapter 9 Fermi Surfaces & Metals zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 10 Superconductivity zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 11 Diamagnetism & Paramagnetism zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 12 Ferromagnetism & Anti-ferromagnetism zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 13 Magnetic Resonance zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 14 Plasmons, Polaritons, & Polarons zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Peierls Transition
    Chapter 15 Optical Processes & Excitons zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 16 Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 17 Surface & Interface Physics zipped Aug 20, 2013
    Chapter 18 Nanostructures zipped Aug 20, 2013

    Work in Progress:

  • Chapter 19 Noncrystalline Solids zipped
  • Chapter 20 Point Defects zipped
  • Chapter 21 Dislocations zipped
  • Chapter 22 Alloys zipped
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