AEP 4500

AEP 4500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction the physics of crystalline solids. Covers crystal structures; electronic states; lattice vibrations; and metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Covers optical properties, magnetism, and superconductivity as time allows. The majority of the course addresses the foundations of the subject, but time is devoted to modern and/or technologically important topics such as quantum size effects. At the level of Introduction to Solid State Physics by Kittel or Solid State Physics by Ashcroft and Mermin.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 4443, AEP 3610, or CHEM 7930 highly desirable but not required.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 4454

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11067 AEP 4500   LEC 001

  • 11068 AEP 4500   LAB 401