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PHYS 242: Advanced Condensed Matter Physics

Units: 4

Topics include elementary excitations and quasiparticles, bandstructure of electrons and photons, optical and dielectric properties, symmetry and group theory for solids, simulation techniques for electronic structure, and electrical and thermal transport.

Course Details
Repeatable for Credit: No
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade with Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: PHYS 241 with B or better
Instructor Permission Required: No
Students should have taken classes in electrodynamics, thermal physics, quantum mechanics, and introductory solid-state physics.

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