2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PHYS 310 - Condensed Matter Physics


Examines experimental properties and the quantum theory of solids. Topics include crystal and reciprocal lattice structures, the free-electron theory of metals, electronic band structure and the Fermi surface, lattice vibrations and the elementary excitations of solids.

Prerequisites: PHYS 305  or permission of instructor.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every spring