AEP 4500

AEP 4500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 4454

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9396AEP 4500  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Muller, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Students unable to enroll in open class components during their pre-enroll window can join the waitlist at www.physics.cornell.edu/waitlist. Students will be placed in available spots prior to the start of classes when possible.

  •  9397AEP 4500  LAB 401

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Muller, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person