Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 461 - SOLID STATE PHYSICS

Long Title: SOLID STATE PHYSICS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Senior
Junior
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 261
Description: This is a course for juniors and seniors whose specialization is in photonics, electronics, and nanoengineering. This course will provide an introduction to elementary topics in solid state physics, including free electron Fermi gas, crystal structure, reciprocal lattice, lattice vibrations, electronic band structure, Bloch electron dynamics, superconductivity, magnetism, and optical properties.