Course details of PH 522 - Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Course Name Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 2
Tutorial 1
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite
Text Reference W. Harrison, Solid State Theory Tata McGraw Hill. N. Ashcroft and N.D. Mermin, Solid State Physics, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. J. Ziman, Principles in the Theory of Solids, Cambridge.
Description Elementary theory of groups and their representation, application solid state physics. Electronic state in solids. Hartree and Hartree-Fock approximation. Free electron, exchange, pseudopotential theory. Cohesive energy of simple metals. Energy bands and their symmetries. Magnetism: Heisenberg exchange and magnetic ordering, magnetic resonance and relaxation. Superconductivity: Microscopic theory, Josephson effect, flux quantization.
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