AEP 4500

AEP 4500

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Introduction to the physics of crystalline solids. Covers crystal structures; diffraction; electronic states and density functional theory; 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.

Comments Recommended prerequisite: PHYS 4443, AEP 3610 or CHEM 7930.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 5502PHYS 4454

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6615 AEP 4500   LEC 001

    • TR Clark Hall 294D
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Yasuda, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For Physics course enrollment help, please see: https://physics.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide.

  •  6616 AEP 4500   DIS 201

    • R Savage Hall 200
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Yasuda, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person