MSE 405 Physics of Solids
29 Jan 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Hersam
Introduction to quantum mechanics and solid state physics. Specific topics include free electron behavior, potential energy wells and barriers, energy band theory, phonons, and electrical properties of metals and semiconductors. This course develops many concepts of fundamental interest to nanoscale science and engineering such as quantum confinement and reduced dimensionality effects in nanomaterials.