Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

PHYS 567 - QUANTUM MATERIALS

Long Title: QUANTUM MATERIALS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 425 OR PHYS 526) AND (PHYS 311 OR PHYS 521)
Description: This course uses real data on archetypal materials to illustrate the thermodynamic and transport properties of solids, and principles of materials synthesis. The goal is building a phenomenological understanding of topics including the origin of magnetism; interactions and long range order; phase transitions (magnetism; superconductivity); quantum oscillations and Landau levels.