PHYS 560 - Condensed Matter Physics I

Semesters Offered

Condensed Matter Physics IPHYS560A36787LEC1230 - 1350 M W  158 Loomis Laboratory Taylor L Hughes

Official Description

Crystalline perfection, free-electron gas, screening, plasma oscillations, and dielectric response; Bloch electrons, Brillouin zones, and band structure; semiconductors, intrinsic and extrinsic, with applications; phonons, elasticity, and anharmonicity; ferromagnetism and second-order phase transitions; superconductivity. Course Information: Prerequisite: PHYS 427 and PHYS 580.