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2021/2022

Solid State Physics

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BV002FPL Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Martin Žáček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Martin Žáček (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Elementary physics of solids for students of electrotechnology. Dwescription and classification of solids. Thermal properties of solids. Types of bonds in solids. Real crystals, their defects and surfaces. Electrons in solids, the band structure, electrons and holes. Metals, semiconductors, insulators. Transport phenomena, generation and recombination of minority carriers. Magnetism, magnetic properties of solids. Optical phenomena in solids, luminiscence, stimulated emission.

Requirements:

Seminars attendance and semestral thesis submission.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Condensed matter, solids, their description; crystals.

2. Classification of crystals, reciprocal lattice.

3. Experimental methods in solid state physics.

4. Dynamics of a crystal lattice; thermal properties of solids.

5. Imperfections in solids; point defects, dislocations; surfaces, nanocrystals.

6. Interatomic forces in solids; van der Waals crystals.

7. Ionic and covalent bonds.

8. Dielectrics and their electric properties, ferroelectrics.

9. Metals, the Fermi gas of free electrons, the Fermi surfaces.

10. Superconductivity, high-temperature superconductivity.

11. Semiconductors, their band structure.

12. Transport phenomena in semiconductors, generation and recombination of minority carriers.

13. Magnetic properties of solids, order and disorder of spins in a solid.

14. Optical properties of solids, luminescence.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, introduction to crystalography.

2. Lattices, reciprocal lattices.

3. Phase diagram and its use.

4. Dynamic properties of lattices.

5. Quantum states in solids, phonons (an outline).

6. Diffusion in ionic crystals, ionic conductivity.

7. Temperature response of conductivity in solids.

8. Electric permitivity as a function of temperature and frequency.

9. Electric conductivity of metals as a function of temperature and frequency.

10. Superconductivity.

11. Band scheme of a semiconductor.

12. Generation of minority carriers.

13. Ferromagnetics, ferrites.

14. Concluding discussion concerning physics of matter.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

1. Ch. Kittel: Introduction to Solid State Physics

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/BV002FPL
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT2:B2-39e
Žáček M.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Cvičebna
roomT2:B2-39e
Žáček M.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Cvičebna
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
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Data valid to 2022-08-12
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