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2019/2020

Elementary Condensed Matter Physics 1

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11ZFKL1 Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Eva Mihóková (guarantor), Štefan Zajac (guarantor)
Tutor:
Eva Mihóková (guarantor), Štefan Zajac (guarantor), Monika Kučeráková
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

1.Fundamental types and characteristics of condensed matter.

2. Chemical bonding between atoms in condensed matter.

3. Microscopic and macroscopic structure of crystalline solids.

4. Defects in crystalline solids. Amorphous solids. Liquid crystals.

5. Mechanical properties ? elastic and plastic deformation of condensed matter.

6. Vibrations of atoms in crystalline lattices. Acoustic and optical modes of waves in solids.

7. Specific heat capacity, thermal expansion and heat conduction in condensed matter.

8. Electronic band structure of solids.

Requirements:

Credits are related to the active participation at trainings to the lectures.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Fundamental types and characteristics of condensed matter.

2. Chemical bonding between atoms in condensed matter.

3. Microscopic and macroscopic structure of crystalline solids.

4. Defects in crystalline solids. Amorphous solids. Liquid crystals.

5. Mechanical properties ? elastic and plastic deformation of condensed matter.

6. Vibrations of atoms in crystalline lattices. Acoustic and optical modes of waves in solids.

7. Specific heat capacity, thermal expansion and heat conduction in condensed matter.

8. Electronic band structure of solids.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Acquired skills: The aim of course is to present wide phenomenological basis of physical properties of crystalline and amorphous solids.

Study materials:

Compulsory literature:

Ch.Kittel: Introduction to Solid State Physics, J.Wiley, New York 1996.

I.Kraus, H.Frank, I.Kratochvílová: Úvod do fyziky pevných látek, ČVUT, Praha 2009.

I.Kraus: Elementární fyzika pevných látek, ČVUT, Praha 2011.

Optional literature:

A.Dekker: Fyzika pevných látek, Academia, Praha 1966.

N.W.Aschcroft, N.D.Mermin: Solid State Physics, Holt,Rinehart and Winston, New York 1976.

Additional:

M.P. Marder: Condensed Matter Physics, J.Wiley, New York 2000.

Note:
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