
This page contains selected lecture notes and inclass presentations
Lecture notes
Solid State I:
Lecture notes: DiracKronigPenney model
Lecture notes: Doublewell and tightbinding models (pdf)
Lecture notes: Perturbation theory and nearlyfree electron model (pdf)
Lecture notes: Lattice dynamics: phonon density of states, van Hove singularities, amplitude of atomic vibrations
Lecture notes: diamagnetism of free electrons
Lecture notes: Boltzmann theory of electron transport
Lecture notes: Thermoelectric power
Solid State II:
Lecture notes: Kohn anomaly and Friedel oscillations
Lecture notes: HartreeFock theory
Lecture notes: Electronelectron interactions and the Fermiliquid theory
Lecture notes: Transport mechanisms in metals. Electronphonon interaction.
Lecture notes: Edgestate picture of Integer Quantum Hall Effect
Lecture notes: Boltzmann equation for electronimpurity sctattering
Lecture notes: BCS Theory
Lecture notes: Josephson effect
Class presentation: Isotope effect. Unconventional superconductivity
Experimental results shown during the lectures and lecture presentations
Solid State I
History of Solid State Physics
Experiment: Quantum magnetooscillations and Integer Quantum Hall effect
Fermi surfaces of real metals
Types of band structure: Metals, Insulators, Semimetals
Crystal structure
Tightbinding model in 1D and 2D; Bloch oscillations
Graphene
Periodic Table
Experiment: Temperature
dependence of the resistivity and Hall constants in semiconductors
Solid State II
Experiment: Effective mass renormalization in 2D electron gases
Experiment: Fermiliquid vs nonFermiliquid metals
Experiment: Collective modes (zero sound and spin waves) in Fermi liquids
Experiment/computation: Wigner crystals
Presentation: Boltzmann equation for electronphonon scattering
Presentation: Bandstructure of several semiconductors
Presentation: Spinorbit interaction in semiconductors
Experiment: Quantuminterference effects in transport
Original journal articles and reviews
Review article: Yu. M, Tsipenyuk, Zero point energy and zero point oscillations: how they are detected experimentally, PhysicsUspekhi v. 55, 796807 (2012) (accessible via UF library)
Mermin's derivation of the DebyeWaller factor (J. Math. Phys 7, 1038 (1966)
Review on thermal conductivity of insulators: G. A. Slack, Solid State
Physics:Advances in Research and applications v. 34, pp. 171 (1979)
Review on negative thermal expansion in solids (available online via UF library):
Barrera et al 2005 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17 R217

