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PHYS 6131 - Solid State Materials (3 Credit Hours)


Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Introduction to the physical and chemical properties of solids. Topics may include: periodic structure, symmetry of crystals, diffraction, reciprocal lattice, chemical bonding, lattice dynamics, phonons, thermal properties, and free electron gas. Bloch theorem, band structure, nearly free electron approximation, tight binding method, Fermi surface, semiconductors, electrons, holes, impurities, optical properties, excitons, and magnetism will be introduced.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of “C” in MATH 2242 .
Restriction(s): NO Undergraduate Level Students
Repeat Limit: Not Repeatable



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