Introdution to Condensed Matter Physics

PHYSICS607

Microscopic structure of solids, liquids, liquid crystals, polymers, and spin systems; elastic scattering and long-range order; topological defects; electronic structure of PHYSICS 281 crystals (metals and semiconductors); phonons and inelastic scattering; magnetism; superconductivity. Prerequisite: PHYSICS 464, 465, 563. 3 units.