PHYS 242: Advanced Condensed Matter Physics
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.
Repeatable for Credit: No
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.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
Spring 2020 course scheduling information
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