Solid State Physics

PHYS 80501
Winter/Spring 2014


Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-1:45

118 Nieuwland

 

Instructor: 

Bruce Bunker / bunker@nd.edu / 1-7219 / 333G Nieuwland

 

Text:

Condensed Matter Physics by Michael P. Marder, 2nd edition, Wiley, ISBN 0470617985

 

On reserve:

Ashcroft / Mermin, Solid State Physics

Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics

 

Ziman, Principles of the Theory of Solids

 

 

 

Course Overview    Detailed Syllabus

 

No Class Thursday, April 17 or Tuesday, April 15.

 

Homework Assignments (from Marder CMP, Second Edition)

 

Chapter

Problems

Due

1

2,3

Tuesday, 1-21

2

2,6

Thursday, 1-30

3

1, 2, 3

Tuesday, 2-4

6

3, 4, 5

Tuesday, 2-11

7

1, 3, 5

Friday, 2-14

8

1, 5

Tuesday, 3-18

9

3

Tuesday, 3-25

11

2

Tuesday, 4-1

13

1, 4

Thursday, 4-10

16

1, 4

Tuesday, 4-22

 

Slides, selected notes from Lectures (will be posted below)

01-14-14 notes  01-14-14 slides   01-16-14 slides  01-21-14 slides 

01-30-14 notes  01-30-14 slides   02-4-14 notes   02-6-14 notes

02-07-14 notes  02-07-14 slides   02-11-14 notes  02-11-14 slides

02-13-14 notes  02-13-14 slides   02-18-14 notes  02-18-14 slides

02-20-14 notes  02-27-14 notes  03-18-14 notes  03-18-14 slides

03-20-14 notes  03-20-14 slides  03-25-14 notes  03-25-14 slides

03-27-14 notes  03-27-14 slides   04-01-14 notes  04-01-14 slides

04-03-14 notes  04-03-14 slides   04-04-14 notes 04-04-14 slides

04-08-14 notes  04-08-14 slides   04-10-14 notes 04-10-14 slides 

04-11-14 slides   04-14-14 slides   04-15-14 slides   04-16-14 slides

 

 

Background image: Atomic model of fivefold icosahedral-Al-Pd-Mn quasicrystal surface, courtesy Ames Lab / Wikimedia