Practical Training in Solid State Physics
Code  Completion  Credits  Range 

11CZF  Z  2  0P+2C 
 Course guarantor:
 Monika Kučeráková
 Lecturer:
 Tutor:
 Kateřina Aubrechtová Dragounová, Monika Kučeráková
 Supervisor:
 Department of Solid State Engineering
 Synopsis:

Using practical examples this course helps to understand basicc concepts of solid state physics.
 Requirements:
 Syllabus of lectures:
 Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Crystal Structure – Miller indices, SC, BCC structures
2. Crystal Structure  FCC, HCP structures
3. Wawe diffraction and the reciprocal lattice – interplanar separation, volume of the first Brillouin zone, width of diffraction maximum
4. Wawe diffraction and the reciprocal lattice – structure factor, reciprocal lattice vectors
5. Crystal Bindings – Lennard–Jones potential, cohesive energy
6. Crystal Bindings and elastic constants – ionic crystals, Madelung constant
7. Phonons–Crystal Vibrations – monoatomic linear lattice, continuum wave equation, Kohn anomaly
8. Phonons–Crystal Vibrations – diatomic chain, atomic vibration in a metal
9. Phonons–Thermal properties – density of states singularity, Debye approximation, Heat capacity
10. Free electron Fermi Gas – kinetic energy of electron gas, chemical potential, Liquid He
11. Free electron Fermi Gas – frequency dependence of the electrical conductivity, dynamic and static magnetoconductivity tensor
12. Semiconductor Crystals – Kronig–Penney model, energy gap
13. Semiconductor Crystals – free Electron energies in reduced zones.
 Study Objective:
 Study materials:

Key references:
[1] Ch. Kittel : Kittel's Introduction to Solid State Physics Global Edition, WileyVCH, 9th edition, Berlin 2018.
Recommendedreferences:
[2] M.P.Marder: Condensed Matter Physics, J.Wiley, New York 2000.
 Note:
 Timetable for winter semester 2024/2025:

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 Wed Thu Fri  Timetable for summer semester 2024/2025:
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 The course is a part of the following study plans: