PHYS 4454

PHYS 4454

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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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Highly recommended prerequisite: PHYS 4443, AEP 3620, or CHEM 7930.

Distribution Category (PHS-AS) (OPHLS-AG)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEP 4500AEP 5502

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3483 PHYS 4454   LEC 001

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If this class is full, refer to https://physics.cornell.edu/enrollment-guide for guidance.

  •  3484 PHYS 4454   DIS 201

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person