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PHYS646: Electron Theory of Solids II (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Spring, Class 3, cr. 3.


PHYS 645

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Crystal imperfections, impurities and lattice defects. Magnetic properties: diamagnetic effects, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, resonance phenomena. Ferroelectricity. Optical properties of metals and semiconductors; interband and intra-band transitions, excitons, effects of crystal imperfections.


Lyanda-Geller, Yuli


Textbook(s) for Spring 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Theory of Quantum Liquids (Advanced Books Classics) (v. 1 & 2) P. Nozieres & D. Pines November 19, 1999 978-0738202297 Westview Press Optional
Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Gabriele Giuliani & Giovanni Vignale June 19, 2008 978-0521527965 Cambridge University Press Optional
Principles of Condensed Matter Physics P.M. Chaikin & T.C. Lubensky Reprint edition (October 9, 2000) 978-0521794503 Cambridge University Press Optional
Fundamentals of the Theory of Metals A.A. Abrikosov November 15, 1988 978-0444870957 North Holland Optional

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