2020-2021 University Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 453 - Solid State Physics

Several important properties of matter in its solid form are examined. The ordered, crystalline nature of most solids is used as a starting point for understanding condensed material and as a basis for introducing the band theory of solids. The course investigates thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties of metals, semiconductors, and insulators.

Credits: 1.00
When Offered: Fall semester only, in alternate years

Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: PHYS 334  and (PHYS 201  and PHYS 202 and PHYS 203 and PHYS 204) or (PHYS 201  and PHYS 205 ) all with a C- or higher.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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