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Quantum Mechanics C(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 3 the latter term
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory Elective
Lecturer : Kenji  SHIRAISHI Professor 

•Course Purpose
Thanks to the developments of material science, there have been discovered many functional materials. In this lecture, we aim to understand the origin of various material properties on the bases of quantum mechanics.

1. To understand electronic structures of solids
2. To understand band structures of materials

•Prerequisite Subjects
Electromagnetics Quantum mechanics Statistical mechanics,Solid state Physics I-IV

•Course Topics
1. Basis of quantum mechanics
2. Electronic structures in crystals
2.1 LCAO approximation
2.2 Lattice vector, Reciprocal lattice vector and Brillouin zone
2.3 Band structures of various materials
2.4 Graphene and carbon nanotube
2.5 Effective mass approximation


•Additional Reading
We introduce text books about LCAO approximation in the lecture.

•Grade Assessment
Midterm exam (40%). Final exam (40%), Reports (20%). Passing grade is 60 points in 100 points. You can make questions after the class.

There is no condition to register

•Contacting Faculty
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