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PHYS545 — Spring 2017
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PHYS545: Solid-State Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Sem. 1, 2. Class 3, Cr. 3


Prerequisite: PHYS 416 or equivalent and PHYS 460 or equivalent. Consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.

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Crystal structure; lattice vibrations and electronic band structure of crystals; electrical, optical, and thermal properties of solids; transport and other non-equilibrium phenomena in uniform and nonuniform materials.


Chen, Yong


Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Principles of the Theory of Solids J.M. Ziman 2nd (November 30, 1979) 978-0521297332 Cambridge University Press Optional
Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel 8th 978-0471415268 Wiley Optional
Introduction to Crystallography (Dover Books on Chemistry) Revised ed. Donald E. Sands Revised Ed (January, 1994) 978-0486678399 Dover Publications Optional
Elementary Solid State Physics Omar P; 1st ed (1999 978-8177583779 Optional
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 978-0030839931 Saunders Optional
The Oxford Solid State Basics Steven H. Simon 978-0199680771 Oxford Optional

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