PHYS 3740 Topics in Condensed Matter Physics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 51.
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3 hours; 3 credits

The nature of crystals; diffraction and periodicity; electrical properties of materials; semiconductors and semiconductor devices; interaction of light with solids; LED?s and solid-state lasers; superconductivity; surfaces and interfaces.

Prerequisite: Physics 3100 [10.5] and 4900W [67.1W].


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