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University of California San Diego, Department of Physics
Fall 2018 Physics 211A Webpage

Welcome to Physics 211A, Solid State Physics, Fall 2018

Catalog description : The first of a two-quarter course in solid-state physics. Covers a range of solid-state phenomena that can be understood within an independent particle description. Topics include: chemical versus band-theoretical description of solids, electronic band structure calculation, lattice dynamics, transport phenomena and electrodynamics in metals, optical properties, semiconductor physics.


Course Materials:

Course Information:

Lectures: Tu Th 11a - 12:20p, MHA 5623

Course Text: Ashcroft / Mermin, Solid State Physics
Other books

Course Description: See General Catalog
Final: Wed Dec 12, 11:30am-2:30pm

Instructor Information -

Instructor: Jorge E. Hirsch, 5310 Mayer Hall, Ext. 4-3931, e-mail: jhirsch@ucsd.edu (include 211 in subject line)
                     Office Hours: Mon 2-3 or by appointment

General Information