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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Physics (PHYS)
PHYS
4170
Solid-State Physics
Solid-State Physics
201501
3
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Lecture
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PHYS 3165, PHYS 3167, MATH 3342 and MATH 3343; course equivalents for MATH 3342 and MATH 3343 may be substituted at the instructor’s discretion
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Structure of solids, lattices and lattice defects, deformation, vibrational and electronic contribution to specific heats, binding energies, electronic states in metals and semiconductors, magnetic properties of solids, superconductivity
After taking this course, students will be able to understand the structure of solids, lattices and lattice defects, deformation, vibrational and electronic contribution to specific heats, binding energies, electronic states in metals and semiconductors, magnetic properties of solids, superconductivity. Students should also be competent with operational principles of solar cells and other semiconductor devices. Introduction to the solid-state physics, its methods and applications, with examples and problem solving. Focus on building foundations for advanced studies.
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