PHYS 4454

PHYS 4454

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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 3620, or CHEM 7930 highly desirable but not required.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, PHS-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: AEP 4500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4689PHYS 4454  LEC 001

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Muller, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4690PHYS 4454  LAB 401

    • RClark Hall 700
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Muller, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 20749PHYS 4454  LAB 402

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Muller, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This is an online overflow for LAB 402. Contact physicsenrollment@cornell.edu for additional assistance.