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Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics
Einführung in die Physik der kondensierten Materie

Course 0000000110 in WS 2023/4

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Topology of Correlated Systems
Lecturers Sebastian Mühlbauer
Dates Thu, 08:30–10:00, PH HS2

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks ContentBonding types and forces periodic table covalent and metallic bonding ionic and van der Waals bonding hydrogen and other supramolecular bonding typesStructures and determination methods amorphous and crystalline structures - fundamental terms and definitions examples for crystal structures in real space reciprocal lattice and diffraction defectsLattice dynamics classical theory of lattice dynamics quantisation of lattice vibrations density of states in phonon spectra theory of elasticity in the continuumThermal properties specific heat anharmonic effects: thermal expansion heat conductivity thermoelectric effectsElectrons in solids model of free electron gas Bloch electrons and energy bands density of states in metals and isolaters brillouin zones and fermi surfacesTransport of charge carriers semiclassical model of dynamics of electrons motion of electron in periodic lattice boltzmann transport equationSemiconductors intrinsic and doped semiconductors inhomogeneous semiconductors important semiconductor devicesMagnetism dia- and paramagnetism ferromagnetic materials ferro- and antiferromagnetismSuperconductivity basic phenomena introduction into the microscopic description magnetic propertiesDielectric properties macroscopic and microscopic description types of polarization dielectric properties of metals and semiconductors
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SemesterTitleLecturersDates
WS 2022/3 Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics Mühlbauer, S. Thu, 08:30–10:00, PH HS2
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