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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

PH4813/6813 - Solid State Physics

CATALOG DATA:
Three hours lecture. Crystal structure, crystal diffraction and the reciprocal lattice, crystal binding, free electron gas, energy bands, and semiconductors.
PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
PH 3613
OBJECTIVES:
Investigations into topics of solid state physics in terms of structures, Quantum Mechanics, and energy relationships.
TOPICS COVERED:
  1. Crystal Structure
  2. Diffraction of Waves
  3. Crystal Binding
  4. Review of Quantum Mechanics
  5. Free Electron Gas
  6. Energy Bands
  7. Semiconductors
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