TVI/TMP-TA1: Theoretical Solid State Physics – Overview
The exam results can be found under this link.
Certificates (Scheine) can be collected at Mrs. Schoonover's office (room A419) starting from March 19th.
You can inspect your exam on Friday, 16.3. between 09:00 and 12:00 in my office (room A418).
Lectures: Tuesdays 12:15 - 13:45 in room A348
Thursdays 16:15 - 17:45 in room B101
Tutorials: Fridays 12:00 - 14:00 in room A249
Prerequisites: Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Physics
The aim of this course is to learn about basic theoretical concepts and phenomena in solid state systems
Course outline (tentative):
- Crystal structure and phonons
- Band theory of electrons in solids
- Fermi liquid theory
- Interacting electrons
- Electron transport and the Boltzmann equation
- Linear response theory, dielectric properties of solids
N.W. Ashcroft, N.D. Mermin: "Solid State Physics"
P.M Chaikin, T.C. Lubensky: "Principles of Condensed Matter Physics"
G.D. Mahan: "Condensed Matter in a Nutshell"
additional literature on special topics will be announced in the lecture
9 ETCS credits
the exam will be on Tue., Feb. 20th at 10:00 in room A348.
(You can bring your lecture notes, problem sets, books etc., but no electronic devices)