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2019/2020

Elementary Condensed Matter Physics 2

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11ZFKL2 Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Irena Kratochvílová (guarantor), Monika Kučeráková (guarantor)
Tutor:
Irena Kratochvílová (guarantor), Monika Kučeráková (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Solid State Engineering
Synopsis:

1. Physics of metals and alloys ? electrical conductivity.

2. Diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, technical magnetization.

3. Superconductivity.

4. Physics of dielectrics ? ionic and electronic polarizability, optical properties.

5. Phase transitions , ferroelectrics.

6. Physics of semiconductors ? electrical conductivity, p-n junctions, transistors.

7. Photoelectrical and surface properties.

8. X - ray, electron and neutron diffraction analysis of materials.

9. Raman and infrared spectroscopy.

10. Experimental methods of study of surfaces and nanostructures of materials.

Requirements:

Credids are related to the active participation in the trainings to the lectures.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Physics of metals and alloys ? electrical conductivity.

2. Diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, technical magnetization.

3. Superconductivity.

4. Physics of dielectrics ? ionic and electronic polarizability, optical properties.

5. Phase transitions , ferroelectrics.

6. Physics of semiconductors ? electrical conductivity, p-n junctions, transistors.

7. Photoelectrical and surface properties.

8. X - ray, electron and neutron diffraction analysis of materials.

9. Raman and infrared spectroscopy.

10. Experimental methods of study of surfaces and nanostructures of materials.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

To get basic insights into the microscopic nature of electrical, magnetic and optical properties of solids and the possibilities of their practical applications.

Students will be able to apply basic theoretical and experimental approaches to the description and study of physical properties of 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, J.Fiala: 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, Now York 2000.

Note:
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