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PCS 724

Condensed Matter Physics/Materials

Properties of materials, crystal structure, types of bonding, crystal vibrations. Dielectrics, metals and semiconductors. Free-electron model and conductivity in metals. Band theory in metals and semiconductors. The p-n junctions, transistors and other solid state devices. Phase transitions in ferromagnetic, ferroelectric and other materials. Surface properties. Biomaterials and nanostructures.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

PCS 300 and (MTH 312 or MTH 330 or MTH 425)

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Physics