Fakultät für Physik




TA1: Theoretical Solid State Physics – Overview

About the lecture

Time and place

Tue 12-14h, Theresienstr. 37, A 449
Thurs 16-18h, Theresienstr. 37, A 449


  • Here are the results of the final exam. You can inspect the exams on March 18,2015, 2-4pm. Certificates can be picked up at the sectetrary's office, provided you handed in the "Schein".
  • Here are the results of the midterm exam. If you want to take a look at your graded exam, please see me during my office hours or after one of the lectures.


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