Solid State Physics

PHYS461 (Liberal Arts) Solid State Physics 3 hrs. 3 crs. Basic structural, electrical, and magnetic properties of solids; mathematical description of crystal geometries, the reciprocal lattice, and the Brillouin zone; specific heats of crystals; free-electron distribution function in metals; electrical properties of semiconductors and transistors. Preq: PHYS 351. Coreq: MATH 223.

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