solid state pysics11

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Course Code: 
PHY3103
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course builds on the Solid State Physics I course. It covers the free electron theory of metals, introduction to band theory of solids, magnetic properties of solids and an introduction to superconductivity. 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Formulate the basic principle of electrical and thermal conduction in solids.
  • Describe the Hall effect and its applications in semiconductors
  • Illustrate the band theory of solids, and explain the difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors.
  • Distinguish between the various types of magnetic materials.
  • Explain the important role of the magnetic materials in technology.

 

SOLID STATE PHYSICS II
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