PHY380 - Solid State Physics

Fermi surface

Module Summary

This core module covers the classification of solids into the three types conductors, semiconductors and insulators, the free electron model, the origin of electronic band structure, the fundamental properties of conductors and semiconductors, carrier statistics, experimental techniques used to study carriers in a solid, the classification and physics of the principal types of magnetism.

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Lecture notes

Professor Skolnick's lecture notes

Lectures 1-7