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MAT_SCI 485: Electronic and Thermal Properties of Materials

Quarter Offered

Spring : MWF 3:00 ; Snyder

Description

Topics: Solid-state electronic structure from a solid-state chemistry perspective, phonons in complex materials, electronic and thermal transport at room temperature and above (semi-classical) of metals, semiconductors and some insulators.

Registration Requirements: Graduate course. Familiarity with quantum mechanics and the concept of density-of-states for electrons and phonons. Solid State Physics such as 351 or 405 is recommended but not required.

Textbook: None required