2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 05, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 671 - Advanced Solid State Physics

3 Credit Hours
Second quantization. Models of fermion and boson systems. Interacting electrons at the mean field level: Hartree-Fock and density functional theory. Linear response theory (I): Thomas-Fermi and Lindhard models, Friedel oscillations. Semi-classical theory of transport, transport in quantum/topological systems, electron-phonon interactions, charge density waves, Kohn anomalies, BCS theory of superconductivity.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 555.
Comment(s): Intended for graduate students seeking a more advanced exposure to the principles of Solid State Physics.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.



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