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Solid State Physics 4(2.0 credits)

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

•Course Purpose
Fundamental physics in semiconductors and magnetic materials will be studied to deepen the understanding of various physical properties and their applications of these materials. Various quantum phenomena in electronic devices are also studied.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Electromagnetism, Statistical physics, Quantum mechanics, Solid state physics 1-2

•Course Topics
1. Crystalline Structures of Semiconductor Materials
2. Donors and Acceptors in Semiconductors
3. Carrier Density and Fermi Level
4. Temperature dependence of Carrier Density
5. Carrier Transport Mechanisms
6. Thermodynamic equilibrium and non-equilibrium
7. pn Junctions
8. Magnetic Moment
9. Paramagnetic Susceptibility
10. Paramagnetism in Metals
11. Paramagnetic Resonance
12. Diamagnetism
13. Ferromagnetism

The reference print is distributed though the textbook is not used.

•Additional Reading
Introduction to Solid State Physics: C.Kittel (John Wiley & Sons)

•Grade Assessment
Examination (the midterm exam/report 50% and the term exam 50%, and total 60 points or more are accepted by 100 point full marks


•Contacting Faculty
Contact: ext. 3817,
The question on the overtime is accepted in the lecture room and the teacher's room after making an appointment for time by telephone or e-mail.


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