When i was an undergraduate, i thought solid state physics a subgenreof condensed matter physics was perhaps the worst subject that any undergraduate could be forced to learn boring and tedious, squalid state as it was commonly called1. Pdf lecture note on crystal structures solid state physics. It is hoped that through this course, the student will understand the quantum theory of solids which is used to describe the thermal and electrical properties of a solid. This course includes theoretical description of crystal and electronic structure. This site records some of my ongoing research activities. Solid state physics thermal conductivity of metals. Week 1, optical processes and semiconductor optics dh week 1, mon. The course will be mainly focused in the material science topic as a relevant topic for the short term development of the new technologies and the society in general.
Sep 20, 2016 for the love of physics walter lewin may 16, 2011 duration. Phys 446 solid state physics information services and. It aims to develop basic physical ideas that lead to a better understanding of phenomena and effects. Lecture 3 in a series of 21 lectures on solid state physics, delivered by professor steven h. Purchase lectures on solid state physics 1st edition. It covers the basics of band structure, fermi surfaces, phonons, and particles in magnetic fields. New materials enable new technologies and many practicing physicists in academia and industry work in this fundamental area of physics. When use of supplemental material is extensive, the source of the material is noted. This is a part of lecture note on solid state physics phys. For this course, an exposure to undergraduate level of. By the end of the semester, i expect that students will have a firm understanding of the basic concepts and phenomena in solid state physics. This course provides an introduction to solid state physics, including the lattice structure, elastic properties, band structure theory, superconductivity, magnetism, disorder effects, etc. Lecture notes part 1 appendices ag pdf 140 pages timeindependent perturbation theory.
Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left. Lectures, calculation exercises and mandatory laboratory exercises. This course is designed as an essential core course for all students majoring in physics. Standard topics such as crystal structure, reciprocal space, free electrons, band. The first one are the online lectures of the course of solid state physics at oxford university. This course examines classical and quantum models of electrons and lattice vibrations in solids, emphasizing physical models for elastic properties, electronic transport, and heat capacity. One introductory level solid state physics course is prerequired e. This is an introductory book on solid state physics. Nptel provides elearning through online web and video courses various streams. Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics evaluation of fermi integrals pp. Topics are mostly from introduction to solid state physics, by c. In this course we will also study energy band theory. Errata for introduction to solid state physics by charles kittel, 8th edition p. Lectures recorded using panopto, to see them in panopto viewer.
Solid state physics courses university of helsinki. September 25, 2012 by multimedia publications and printing services. This course on solid state physics also called condensed matter physics is. This first lesson is an introduction to solid state physics.
The structure of materials is the key deciding factor for different kind of properties, such as thermal, electrical, optical, magnetic, dielectric etc. It follows and references the textbook by kittel, introduction to solid state physics, 8th edition. Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics evaluation of fermi integrals. Ictp mediacore solid state physics lecture 1 of 20. In electrical engineering, solid state materials and the properties play an essential role. It also includes several howto guides and web pages for the courses ive been teaching. This lecture series constitutes a first undergraduate course in solid state physics delivered in an engaging and entertaining manner by professor steven h. Jun 21, 2016 i find these lecture notes from sergey frolov quite nice. Introduction to solid state physics by national taiwan normal university. In this lecture we i have discussed the classical theory of thermal conductivity of metals and the wiedemann franz law. Lecture note on crystal structures solid state physics. Lectures on solid state physics is a compilation of lectures concerned with various branches of solid state physics. In solid state of matter, the arrangement of atoms forms different structure of materials.
The first half uses only quantum mechanics and is at a level suitable for undergraduates. Band structure, fermi distribution, density of states dos etc. Physics for solidstate applications electrical engineering. A thorough understanding of the physics of metals, insulators and semiconductor materials is essential for designing new electronic devices and circuits. Sep 30, 2009 what is the difference between blue and red light emitting diodes led. The course will be mainly focused in the material science topic as a relevant topic for.
Videos created by you and others in your organization will appear here. Solid state physics i department of physics and astronomy. Free solid state physics books download ebooks online. Phys 446 solid state physics new jersey institute of. Lectures on theoretical physics from cambridge university. This video series was originally designed to go along with the solid state physics course at the colorado school of mines. The course emphasizes the connection with the properties of real materials and can also be used as an introduction to theoretical materials science. Im a condensed matter theorist, working primarily in computational manybody physics. This course will explain the different categories of solids and how they are formed. Unfinished revolution popular article notes on density functional theory pedagogical examles of using character tables of point groups.
The professor is extremely clear and synthetic, even though it explains concepts quite quickly. After short introduction of the ic fabrication process, the course starts with the crystallography. The course will provide a valuable theoretical introduction and an overview of the fundamental applications of the physics of solids. What are the best online resources to learn solid state.
Lecture notes for the undergraduate course on solid state physics. Lecture slides will be uploaded at the end of each week. Standard topics such as crystal structure, reciprocal space, free. The oxford solid state basics this lecture series constitutes a first undergraduate course in solid state physics delivered in an engaging and entertaining manner by professor steven h. Ionic solids, other crystal structures, metallic bonding, electric current, mean free path, free electron gas in metals, threedimensional electron gas, quantum theory of conduction, magnetism in solids, ferromagnetism, impurity semiconductors, solid state lighting, superconductivity and meissner effect. Aimed mainly for selfstudy, the book contains appendices with the necessary background, explains each calculation in detail and contains many solved problems. This course will also reveal the stress, strain and elasticity. Sep 09, 2014 excellent set of lectures for an introductory condensedmatter course im going to be taking solid state physics this fall, and while i usually prefer textbooks over lectures, ashcroft and mermin is too dense for me to want to read as more than a reference and for the practice problems, and unfortunately mit ocw doesnt have as much material available for condensed matter as it tends to for.
Solid state physics in a nutshell cosmolearning physics. Why are blue leds more difficult to achieve than red. Supplemental material from many other sources is also used. You can create videos by clicking create at the top of the page.
Solid state i history of solid state physics experiment. The course is based on steven simons oxford solid state basics textbook. Quantum magnetooscillations and integer quantum hall effect fermi surfaces of real metals types of band structure. Crystal structure, wave diffraction and the reciprocal lattice, crystal binding and elastic constants, phonons, freeelectron fermi gas, energy bands, fermi surface and metals, semiconductor crystals, superconductivity, diamagnetism and paramagnetism, ferromagnetism and. They are discussed in approximately the order of the table of contents. Ion implantation and rutherford backcattering spectroscopy.
Introduction to solid state physics, 20182019 prospectus. Physics 520 or 463 quantum field theory is not required and will be covered as part of the course. This course includes theoretical description of crystal and electronic structure, lattice dynamics, and optical properties of different. What is the difference between blue and red light emitting diodes led. The standard graduatelevel introduction to solid state physics. Lectures on theoretical physics classical mechanics. Results from undergraduate quantum mechanics are used freely, but the language of second quantization is not. Sommerfeld free electron theory of electrons in metals. Lecturenotesforsolidstatephysics 3rdyearcourse6 hilaryterm2012. Only note that lectures dont fully correlate in sequence which is okay. Free solid state physics books download ebooks online textbooks. In introductory course on solid state physics, aimed at final year undergraduates.
The course might be given in english if international master students follow the course. Other courses that support the further development of the competence provided by this course. Low dimensional systems as promising thermoelectric materials. Measuring the interatomic potential by dynamic atomic force microscopy as keynote, pdf and powerpoint. This course provides an introduction to solid state physics.
It will greatly help those students who cannot afford coaching to crack different competitive examinations like csirugc net, gate, iit jam, jest, tifr, barc, combined geophysicist and geologist exam, set etc. Standard topics such as crystal structure, reciprocal space, free electrons, band theory, phonons, and magnetism are covered. Scandalos superb online video lectures coupled with this outstanding book makes learning solid state physics quite approachable and frankly deeply interesting and exciting. This page contains selected lecture notes and inclass presentations lecture notes solid state i. Lectures on solid state physics 1st edition elsevier. Errata for introduction to solid state physics by charles. The underlying physical laws necessary for the mathematical theory of a large part of physics and the whole of chemistry are thus completely known, and the difficulty is only that the exact application of these laws. In this course, you will learn to understand the material world. Introduction to solid state physics the general theory of quantum mechanics is now almost complete. The course will be mainly focused in the material science topic as a relevant topic for the short term development of the new technologies and the. Lecture 4 in a series of 21 lectures on solid state physics, delivered by professor steven h. It is a translation of a hebrew version, written for the open university in israel. It cover the basics of band theory, fermi surfaces, phonons and particles in magnetic fields.
Solid state physics ii is recommended to be taken in addition to this course. Transitions, optical joint dos etc lecture notes week 1. Covers essentially the same conceptual material as kittel, with more detail on speci c properties of solids and experimental techniques. Physics of solids without considering microscopic structure, putting materials together, toy models of solids in one dimension, geometry of solids, neutron and xray diffraction, electrons in solids, magnetism and mean field theory. Chemical bonds and solid state physics chapters special relativity quantum theory quantum mechanics quantummechanical theory of atoms chemical bonds and solid state physics nuclear physics particle physics.
A goal is to post a lecture before we discuss a topic in class, but i cant promise. Lecture notes solid state physics solid state physics. Drude and sommerfeld theories of electrons in solids duration. This course integrates theory of solid state physics with experimental demonstrations in the research physics lab. This will be followed by the basic principle of the. Harmonic oscillators, phonons, and electronphonon interaction.119 1124 218 1100 1153 791 274 1522 841 969 865 591 523 687 1165 1341 1303 915 1360 216 505 995 692 351 431 654 355 220 1483 63 340 788 657 1153 785 633 969 653 576 1112