717-9023/01 – Theory of Solids (TPL)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří LuňáčekSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. RNDr. Jiří Luňáček
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FEI, USPIntended for study typesDoctoral
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 Examination 20+0
Combined Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Explain basic ideas in the solid state physics – free electrons and the band model Collect and interpret fundamental differences between metals and semiconductors Collect and explain basic sort of magnetism in solid state physics

Teaching methods

Lectures
Individual consultations

Summary

This subject creates introduction to the solid-state theory. The quantum and statistics theory background are supposed. Students take up with basic principles, models and approximations used for theoretical study of the metal and semiconductor materials.

Compulsory literature:

1. KITTEL, CH.: Introduction to Solis State Physics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1976, p. 598. 2. COHEN, M. L., Louie, S. G.: Fundamentals of Condensed Matter Physics, Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Recommended literature:

1. WERT, CH.A., THOMSON, R.M.: Physics of Solids. McGraw Hill, Inc., 1964, p.436.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

The basic physics courses and Solid State Physics must be finished.

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
717-2713 FPL Solid State Physics Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. BASIC APROXIMATION IN THE SOLID STATE PHYSICS General formula, adiabatic approximation, Hartree - Fock method, approach of tight binding electrons, Wigner - Seitz method, pseudopotential method 2. FERMI GAS FREE ELECTRONICS Energy levels, density of statea, electron gas, specific heat of electron gas, electrical conductivity and Ohm's law, thermal conductivity of metals 3. LATTICE VIBRATION AND THERMAL PROPERTIES OF SOLID STATES Oscillations of single -lattice, lattice vibration quantization, phonon, specific lattice heat - models, thermal expansion and thermal conductivity 4. ENERGY BANDS Model of nearly free electrons, Bloch function, Krönig-Penney model, electron wave equation in periodic potential, metals and isolators 5. SEMICONDUCTOR CRYSTALS Forbidden band, motion equations of the electron in the energy band, holes, effective mass, basic parameters of the band structure, types of semiconductors 6. FERMI'S SURFACE AND METALS Constructing of Fermi surfaces, 7. DIAMAGNETISM AND PARAMAGNETISM Classical theory of diamagnetism (Langevin), classical theory of paramagnetism (Langevin) 8. FEROMAGNETISM AND ANTIFEROMAGNETISM Classical theory of ferromagnetism (Weiss), ferromagnetic domains, classical theory of anti-ferromagnetism (Neel)

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer semester)
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2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (P1701) Physics (1702V001) Applied Physics K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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