PHYS 7635

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, topological materials, and mesoscopic physics. The focus is to enable graduate research at the current frontiers of condensed matter physics.  In addition to the course lectures, students are expected to attend either the LASSP/AEP seminar at 12:20 pm on Tuesdays or the weekly research seminar for their home department.  An optional study hall/homework section will be held 2-3 pm on Thursdays.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5870 PHYS 7635   LEC 001