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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Solid State Physics (PHYS 480 / ENPH 480)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. McLean
Next Session: Fall 2016
Prerequisites: PHYS 345 (ENPH 345) or CHEM 313
Exclusions: ENPH 481 

Description:

An introduction to the properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals. Topics include: crystal structure, X-ray and neutron scattering, the reciprocal lattice, phonons, electronic energy bands, and the thermal, magnetic, optical and transport properties of solids.

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units (ENPH 480)

Mathematics: 0
Natural Sciences: 31
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 11
Engineering Design: 0

 

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