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260025 VO Experimental Physics IV: Condensed Matter (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The lecture takes place exclusively online in a mixed synchronous and asynchronous form. The lecture is provided in MP4 files on the Moodle website, and synchronous contact hours (question or virtual consultation hours) are offered via video conferences during regular lec-ture times (Mon and Wed 9:15-10:45).
More detailed information about the course will be provided via video conference on Wed 7.10. at 9:15 am and published on the corresponding Moodle website.

Wednesday 07.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 12.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 14.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 19.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 28.10. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 09.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 16.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 23.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 30.11. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 07.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 14.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 11.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Monday 18.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 09:15 - 10:45 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Structure and dynamics of solids: atomic and molecular bonds, crystal structure and reciprocal space, specific heat of the solid, phonons.
Electrons in the solid state: free electron gas, energy band structure, electronic transport effects, spectroscopy
Modern materials: semiconductors, low-dimensional solids, nano-materials.
Statistical physics is treated in E IV only marginally and elaborated in more detail in T IV.
The exercises for the lecture offer the students the opportunity to deepen and extend the lecture content. For this purpose, examples and problems from the subject area of the lecture are treated as computational exercises. The PUE should also serve as preparation for the module exam and is strongly recommended for this purpose.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written module exam. At least half the score is required for a positive assessment.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic understanding of physical and quantum statistics. Knowledge of the structure and the physical properties, as well as band structure of solids and the basic properties of modern materials.

Examination topics

Subjects presented in the lecture

Reading list

Gross & Marx: Festkörperphysik
Demtröder: Experimentalphysik 3 - Atome, Moleküle und Festkörper
Ibach & Lüth: Festkörperphysik

Association in the course directory

E IV, P 11, LA-Ph212(3)

Last modified: Th 10.06.2021 09:29