8.511 | Fall 2004 | Graduate

Theory of Solids I

Lecture Notes

1 Free Electron Model (PDF)
2 Crystalline Lattice (PDF)
3 Debye Waller Factor and Incommensurate Structures (PDF)
4 Point Group for Bravais Lattice (PDF)
5 Bloch Theorem (PDF)
6 Band Structure (PDF)
7 Orthogonalized Plane Wave (OPW) (PDF)
8 Pseudopotential and Augmented-Plane-Wave (APW) (PDF)
9 Tight Binding, van Hove Singularity (PDF)
10 Experimental Tests of Band Structure and A Survey of the Periodic Table (PDF)
11 Semiconductors: Donors, Acceptors and Excitons (PDF)
12 Semiclassical Dynamics of Electrons, Bloch Oscillation and Quantization of Orbits in a Uniform Magnetic Field (PDF)
13 de Haas-van Alphen Effect and Quantum Hall Effect (PDF)
14 Quantum Hall Effect and Edge States (PDF)
15 Electron-electron Interaction: Hartree-Fock Approximation (PDF)
16 Exchange Energy for Jellium (PDF)
17 Density Functional Theory (PDF)
18 Hubbard Model, Screening and Plasmons (PDF)
19 Phonons (PDF)
20 Electron-phonon Coupling and Electron Lifetime (PDF)
21 Attraction by Exchanging Phonons (PDF)
22 The Cooper Instability and the BCS Wavefunction (PDF)
23 The Bogoliubov Quasiparticles (PDF)
24 Ginzburg Landau Free Energy, Meissner Effect and Flux Quantization (PDF)

Course Info

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Fall 2004