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APh 114c. Solid State Physics

Instructor:

Oskar Painter, Rm. 266 Watson, x8008.

Place and Time:

MWFr 9:00-9:55AM, 104 Watson.

Course Syllabus:

APh_114_c_2015_16_CS.pdf

TAs:

Xingsheng Luan, xluan@caltech.edu

Office Hours:

O. Painter: by appointment & 7-8pm, Wednesday evenings
Recitation: 7-8PM, Wednesday evenings in Watson 104.

Homeworks and Handouts:

Week 1 (3.30, 4.1): organization and intro to magnetism

Week 2 (4.4, 4.6, 4.8): magnetism, cont.

HW#1

Ch1_.AMO_Physics_8_421_MITpdf

Ch2_AMO_Physics_8_421_MIT.pdf

Week 3 (4.11, 4.13, 4.15): magnetism, cont.

Week 4 (4.18, 4.20, 4.22): magnetism, cont.

HW#2

RMP_quantum_electron_theory_metals_1987

Week 5 (4.25, 4.27, 4.29): superconductivity, intro

Freezing_physics

Discovery_superconductivity_Physics_Today_2010

Onnes_Nobel_lecture

Tinkham CH1 & CH2

Tinkham App.

Week 6 (5.2, 5.4, 5.6): BCS theory

HW#3

Tinkham CH3

PR_BCS_theory_of_superconductivity_1957