Theory of Solid State 2
Code  Completion  Credits  Range 

11TPLA2  ZK  3  2P+2C 
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 Department of Solid State Engineering
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The content of the lesson is based on quantummechanical description of crystalline solid state materials, providing a fundamental base of theoretical description of solid state properties.
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1. Fermions, HartreeFock approximation, determination of ground state using variational principle.
2. Manyparticle quantum systems, electron gas, density functional theory.
3. Nearlyfree electron approximation, tight binding approximation (linear combination of atomic orbitals).
4. Oneelectron description of wave function in solid, APW, OPW, pseudopotentials.
5. Bloch functions, Wannier functions.
6. Brillouin zone, symmetries in solids
7. Electronphonon interaction, polarons.
8. Electron dynamic in magnetic field: de Hassvan Alphen effect, cyclotron resonance.
9. Calculation of band structure and Fermi surfaces.
10. Semiconductors: band structure, doping states, cyclotron resonance.
11. Topological properties of solids, Berry curvature, Chern charge, surface electron state.
12. Application of Green functions in solids.
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Key references:
[1] Steven H. Simon: The Oxford Solid State Basics, OUP Oxford, 2013
[2] J. Patterson, B. Bailey, Solid State Physics: Introduction to the Theory, 2010
Recommended references:
[3] R.M. Martin, Electronic Structure: Basic Theory and Practical Methods, 2012
[4] Philip Hofmann: Solid State Physics: An Introduction, 2008
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