Fakultät für Physik




TA1: Theoretical Solid State Physics – Overview

About the lecture

Time and place

Tue 12-14h, Theresienstr. 37, A 348
Thurs 16-18h, Theresienstr. 37, A 249
Fri, 12-14h, Theresienstr. 37, A 249 (Tutorial)


  • You can still inspect the exam during the *first* week of the summer term (April 24-28)
    preferably during the instructor's office hours.
  • For the certificates: Please send an e-mail with your city of residence, date of birth and place of birth, and major to heidrich-meisner@lmu.de
    The certificates can be picked up at our secretary's office (cordula Weber, room A408, Mon- Thurs, 8:30am-1:30pm) (the certificates will be ready on Tuesday, March 21, 2017)
  • The results of the final exam are available here
  • The final exams can be inspected on Friday, March 10th, 11 to 12am in room A318
  • Target group: Master students Physics & TMP


Lecturer: Priv.-Doz. Dr. F. Heidrich-Meisner
Room: A401
Phone: 089 / 2180-4594
Email: Heidrich-Meisner@physik.uni-muenchen.de


Sommerfeld theory of metals, Electrons in a periodic potential, Bloch theorem, Semiclassical theory of electron dynamics, Transport and Boltzmann equation, 2nd quantization, Hartree-Fock approximation, Fermi liquid theory, Phonons, Superconductivity, Magnetism

Useful literature

  • Ashcroft-Mermin: Solid State Physics
  • Kittel: Quantum theory of solids
  • Landau, Lifshitz: Statistical Physics Part 2, Volume 9
  • Bellac, Mortessagne, Batrouni: Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Additional literature will be announced later

Crediting of the course

The course will be credited by a written exam. Details will be announced in due time

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Fabian Heidrich-Meisner