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NNSE 508 EM Lecture #0 1 NNSE 508 : "Foundations of Nanotechnology III: Nanoscale Electronic and Magnetic Properties" Instructor: Serge Oktyabrsky Time: T-Th, 11:00am 11:55am Ph. 437-8688, Email: [email protected] Location: NFS Classroom Office: NFE 4415 Text: Electrical Properties of Materials, L. Solymar and D. Walsh Recommended Reference Texts: Electronic Properties of Materials, R. Hummel Introductory electromagnetics, H. Neff Introduction to solid state physics, C. Kittel Semiconductor Physics, K. Seeger WEB site for notes and home assignments: http://www.albany.edu/~soktyabr/NNSE508/ Grading: Course grade determined by final exam (50%) and homeworks (50%). Students who fail to turn in all homework sets will receive “Incomplete” grade for the course Homeworks: 5 (every week or so) Final Exam : March 08 (Tuesday)
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NNSE 508 EM Lecture #0 2 Course overview (covered time permitting) Review of electrostatics, conductivity, polarizability
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Unformatted text preview: • Review of magnetostatics, Lorentz force, cyclotron resonance, Hall effect, magnetic moment • Maxwell’s 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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