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    Davidson College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-2018
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PHY 420 - Solid State Physics


Instructor
Cain

An examination of the properties of solids and their device applications. Topics will include: crystal structure and diffraction; phonons and lattice vibrations; free electron theory and band structure; semiconductors; magnetic properties; electrical properties; and superconductivity.

Satisfies a major requirement in Physics.

Prerequisites & Notes
Physics 330 or permission of the instructor. Physics 350, 360, and 400 are recommended.



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