Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics
No class on Thursday Nov. 21st
Make up classes: Nov. 25th. 5pm.
TA: Swati Chaudhary
Recitation: Wednesdays 5:30 PM in Lauritsen 269
Swati: Thursdays at 5:30 PM in B154 conference room West Bridge
Gil: Wednesdays 4pm, WB 164.
Make up classes: Mondays 5-6:25pm, Downs 107. First makeup: Oct. 7th.
Oct 3: Fermi energy, Degeneracy pressure.
Oct 7,8: Magnetic properties of free electrons.
(Oct 15, Week of Oct. 21st) Transport-notes: Electronic transport intro: Drude formula and Boltzmann transport equation.Thermo-electric properties, Onsager relations.
Nov. 5th: Tight-binding-example
Nov. 14th: Spin Orbit Coupling and Berry phases
Dec 3-5: Topological insulators