Quantum Materials: Introduction to Solid State Physics


Microscopic structure of solids, liquids, liquid crystals, polymers, and spin systems; elastic scattering and long-range order; topological defects; electronic structure of crystals (metals and semiconductors); phonons and inelastic scattering; magnetism; superconductivity. Recommended prerequisite: Physics 464, 465, and 563. Instructor: Baranger

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