Course

Solid State Physics

Class

Senior

Prerequisites

  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • TextBook

    C.Kittel,

    "Introduction to Solid State Physics", 8th ed.,

    Wiley (2005)

    Topics

    • Crystal Structures
    • Wave Diffraction & Reciprocal Lattice
    • Crystal Binding & Elastic Constants
    • Phonons I.Crystal Vibrations
    • Phonons II.Thermal Properties
    • Free Electron Fermi Gas
    • Energy Bands
    • Semiconductor Crystals
    • Fermi Surfaces & Metals
    • Superconductivity
    • Diamagnetism & Paramagnetism
    • Ferromagnetism & Anti-ferromagnetism
    • Magnetic Resonance
    • Plasmons, Polaritons, & Polarons
    • Optical Processes & Excitons
    • Dielectrics & Ferroelectrics
    • Surface & Interface Physics
    • Nanostructures
    • Noncrystalline Solids
    • Point Defects
    • Dislocations
    • Alloys

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