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PHY487H1Condensed Matter Physics

Course Title PHY487H1
Session fall
Year of Study 4th year
Time and Location 24L: MW2, Room: MP 134

John  Wei
MP081
416-946-5943

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Introduction to the concepts used in the modern treatment of solids.  The student is assumed to be familiar with elementary quantum mechanics.  Topics include:  crystal structure, the reciprocal lattice, crystal binding, the free electron model, electrons in periodic potential, lattice vibrations, electrons and holes, semiconductors, metals.


 

Prerequisite: PHY356H1, PHY252H1, PHY250H1
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: n.a.
Recommended preparation: n.a.
  BR=5 DR=SCI
Textbook Introduction to Solid State Physics, 8th Edition, Charles Kittel