May 17, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 4720 - Solid-State Physics

An introduction to theoretical and experimental solid-state physics. Wave mechanics in the perfect crystal. X-rays, electrons, and phonons. Electrical properties of metals and semiconductors. Qualitative treatment of lattice defects.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PHYS 2220 or equivalent.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: ECSE 4720; students cannot receive credit for both this course and ECSE 4720.

Credit Hours: 4

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