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260038 VO Condensed Matter Physics (2020W)

6.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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

Details

Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 08.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 12.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 15.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 19.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 22.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 29.10. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 05.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 09.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 12.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 16.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 19.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 23.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 30.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 03.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 07.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 10.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 14.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 17.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Thursday 07.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 11.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 14.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital
Monday 18.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 21.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course gives an introduction to various concepts of condensed matter physics with emphasis on properties of solids.
The following topics are contained in the course: Symmetry and crystallography in 2 and 3 dimensions; crystal structures, thermodynamics and condensed matter phases; structure analysis of crystalline, quasicrystalline and amorphous matter; concept of the reciprocal lattice; point, line and surface imperfections; mechanical properties, free electron Fermi gas, transport properties, spin-dependent electric transport, energy bands, introduction to magnetism, plasmons and polaritons.

Assessment and permitted materials

The course will be assessed via a written online module examination in open-book format. The questions are made available for download in the form of an exam sheet in Moodle. At the end of the 2-hour examination period, the questionnaire with the answers must be photographed or scanned and uploaded as pdf file to Moodle at the deisgnated "task".

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50% of the total points at the final exam.
50 - 62.49% grade 4
62.5 - 74.99% grade 3
75 - 87.49% grade 2
87.5 - 100% grade 1

Examination topics

The course is to be regarded as one, single and inseparable entity together with the associated exercise class 260121 PUE, which is listed separately for technical reasons only. What we show in class will be worked upon and truly learned by individual and independent work on the homework sets of 260121 PUE, which will be distributed weekly.
For students of the old Master’s Curriculum: The exam contains similar questions as the module exam and a smaller number of calculation examples.

Reading list

Materials Science & Engineering, An Introduction: William Callister jr., David G. Rethwisch.
Introduction to Crystallogrpahy: C. Hammond, Oxford University Press 1990.
Theory of Dislocations: J.P. Hirth and J. Lothe, Wiley & Sons 1982.
Introduction to Dislocations: D. Hull and D.J. Bacon
Introduction to Solid State Physics: Charles Kittel (or Einführung in die Festkörperphysik, Charles Kittel).
Festkörperphysik: Siegfried Hunklinger
Festkörperphysik: Rudolf Gross, Achim Marx
Fundamentals and applications of magnetic materials: K.M. Krishnan

Association in the course directory

M-CORE 10, M-VAF A 1, MaG 9, MaG 10, MaG 13, MaG 14, MaG 23, MaG 24, UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b

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