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Solid State Physics 2(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 3 the previous term
Elective/Compulsory : Compulsory
Lecturer : Taishi TAKENOBU Professor 

•Course Purpose
Lectures on basic solid state physics are given. In pariticualr, the main topics include the thermal properties of solids based on the lattice dyanamics. Intoruduction of Einstein model of Heat capacity to show quantum proeprties of matter and lattice vibrations. Dispersion relation of one-dimensional chain and extension to diatomic lattice, Debye model of heat capacity based on lattice vibrations.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Mechanics I,II and exercise, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism A,B, Atomic Physics

•Course Topics
1. Introduction 2. Lattice vibrations 3. Heat capacity of solids - Classical theory 4. Heat capacity of solids - Quantun theory and Einstein model 5. Density of states 6. Heat capacity of solids - Debye model

C. Kittel; Introduction to solid state physics (John Wiley and Sons, Inc)

•Additional Reading
T. Kurosawa; Condensed matter physics (Shokabo)

•Grade Assessment
Examination and reports


•Contacting Faculty


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