- Schedule of Classes - June 21, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 21, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.
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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWFTo Be Assigned
- Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
Instruction Mode: In Person
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