PHYS 7635

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Survey of the physics of solids: crystal structures, X-ray diffraction, phonons, and electrons. Selected topics from semiconductors, magnetism, superconductivity, disordered materials, dielectric properties, and mesoscopic physics. The focus is to enable graduate research at the current frontiers of condensed matter physics.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: good undergraduate solid-state physics course (e.g., PHYS 4454), undergraduate statistical mechanics, and familiarity with graduate-level quantum mechanics.

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt