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Unformatted text preview: Review of magnetostatics, Lorentz force, cyclotron resonance, Hall effect, magnetic moment Maxwells equations. Electromagnetic waves. Electrodynamics, wave propagation, skin-effect Metals: Electrical conductivity, Drude formalism Quantum mechanics: electrons as waves. The reciprocal lattice and Brillouin zones. Energy bands. Nearly free electron model; Bloch theorem, Tight-binding model. Classification of solids: metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Statistical mechanics; density of states, Fermi-Dirac distribution. Dielectric materials, the Clausius-Mossoti equation, high-K gate dielectrics, piezoelectricity, ferroelectrics. Semiconductors: Carrier statistics, doping, transport Bandgap engineering, heterostructures, quantum wells and superlattices. Diamagnetism, paramagnetism. Ferromagnetism, molecular field, exchange interaction. 1-2 3-4 5 6-7 8 9 10-11 12...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course NNSE 508 taught by Professor Sergeoktyabrsky during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Albany.
- Spring '11