717-2713/01 – Solid State Physics (FPL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří LuňáčekSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesUSP, HGF, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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LUN10 prof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Classify and compare basic types of the crystal structures and bonds Compare and illustrate using of the basic diffraction methods Characterize and categorize the lattice imperfections Discuss and interpret the elastic and plastic deformation of the crystals

Teaching methods

Project work


This subject supposes knowledge of basic mathematics and physics courses and lecture about structure and properties of matter. The goal of this subject is to learn principal physical approachs particularly in structure of solids and to obtain the background for next lectures about metallic and non-metallic materials.

Compulsory literature:

Haasen, O.: Physical Metallurgy, Cambridge University Press, third edition, Cambridge 1996, ISBN 0 521 55092 0. Kittel, Ch.: Introductions to Solid State Physics, John Wiley and Sons, first edition, Cambridge 1953, (and next).

Recommended literature:

Haasen, P.: Physical Metallurgy, Cambridge University Press, third edition,

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Paper from the selected problem.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Crystal structure 1.1. Periodical structures, symetry 1.2. Simple crystal structures 2. Crystal difraction and reciprocial graiting 2.1. Bragg equation 2.2. Experimental difraction methods 2.3. Brilloin zones a nd reciprocial graitings 2.4. Atomic and structural factor 3. Crystal bond 3.1. Ionic and covalent bonds and crystals 3.2. Graiting constants 3.3. Ionic, covalent and metalic crystals 4. Heat properties of graiting 4.1. Heat vibration of graiting 4.2. Heat expansivity and conductivity 4.3. Fermi energy and electron specific heat 5. Point defects 5.1. Types oif point defects 5.2. Concentration of point defects and diffusion 6. Dislocations 6.1. Basic types of dislocations 6.2. Burgers vector 6.3. Sources and motion fo dislocations 6.4. Experimental observation methods 7. Elastic and plastic deformation of crystals 7.1. Deformation of pure metals 7.2. Curve of hardening 7.3. Critical stress 7.4. Hardening in important crystal structures (f.c.c., h.c.p., b.c.c.)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33 (33) 17
                Projekt Project 30  15
                Jiný typ úlohy Other task type 3  1
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 34
                Písemná část Written test 50  25
                Ústní část Oral examination 17  10
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2017/2018 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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