Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Ph 319 Solid State Physics for Engineering Students

Survey of solid state physics including topics necessary for understanding crystalline solids and their electron transport processes. Topics include crystal lattices, x-ray diffraction, concepts of quantum physics, the Schrodinger equation, electron tunneling, physical statistics, the free electron theory of metals, periodic potentials, semiconductors, and superconductors. Recommended prerequisite: Ph 213 or 223.


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