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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGR 365 - Introduction to Solid State Physics

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: PHYS 120  or ENGR 252  (EE majors), ENGR 350 )

A physics course designed for senior Physics and Electrical Engineering majors and focusing on the Quantum Theory of solids including: fundamentals of crystals, wave diffraction in crystals, reciprocal lattices, crystal binding, phonons and phonon scattering, free-electron Fermi gases, energy bands, periodic potentials, semiconductor theory, superconductors, quantum theory of diamagnetism, optical processes in semiconductors and optoelectronic devices, quantum mechanics and electronic structure of graphene, graphene-based nanostructures, quantum electronic devices.  (Credits may not be earned for both PHYS 365  and ENGR 365.)