PHYS-419 / 6 credits

Teacher: Mila Frédéric

Language: English


Summary

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the theory of a few remarkable phenomena of condensed matter physics ranging from the Quantum Hall effects to superconductivity.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Good grasp of quantum mechanics and solid state physics say at the level of "Lectures on quantum mechanics" by Gordon Baym and "Solid state physics" by Ashcroft and Mermin

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Explore the quantum properties of solids

Transversal skills

  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Continue to work through difficulties or initial failure to find optimal solutions.

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra. Exercises in class

Assessment methods

written exam

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture notes

Prerequisite for

Solid state physics IV

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Solid state physics III
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Solid state physics III
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Solid state physics III
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Solid state physics III
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9   GRA332 
9-10    
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14  GRA332  
14-15    
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Wednesday, 13h - 16h: Lecture GRA332

Thursday, 8h - 10h: Exercise, TP GRA332