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Unformatted text preview: Physics 481: Condensed Matter Physics – Spring Semester 2011 Instructor: Thomas Vojta Office: 119 Physics, phone: 341-4793, email: [email protected] Office hours: Tuesday 1pm to 2pm. You can also email for an appointment or just drop in any time. Course home page: ∼ vojtat/class 481/class 481.html Class time: 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Room 127 Physics Building Prerequisites: Physics 461 – Quantum Mechanics I Recommended text: “Condensed Matter Physics” by Michael Marder (get the corrected printing which fixes a large number of typos) Further reading: “Solid State Physics” by Ashcroft and Mermin Homework: Homework will be given in class on Friday and also posted on the WWW. Assignments are due the following Friday. Each assignment is worth 40 points. A total of 400 points may be earned from the homework although more than 400 points of homework will be assigned. This allows you to miss a few problems without penalty....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course PHYS 481 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Missouri S&T.

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