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. 39, B 101



Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schollwöck
Room: A 409
Phone: 089 / 2180-4117
Email: schollwoeck@lmu.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
  • Additional literature will be announced in lecture

Crediting of the course

The course will be credited by a written exam. For details see EXAM.

To receive a certificate of your lecture course, please fill out the template with your personal data and either give it to the examiner when taking your examination or submit the form to the secretary´s office (Cordula Weber, Theresienstr. 37 (A), room A408, office hours: Mondays to Thursdays from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm).

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Ulrich Schollwöck