PHYS 120: Physics of Materials
Electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of solids. Free electron model, introduction to band theory. Crystal structures and lattice vibrations. Mechanisms and characterization of electrical conductivity, optical absorption, magnetic behavior, dielectric properties, and p-n junctions.
Prerequisite: (PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H ) and CHEM 112 . Laboratory included.
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