Quantum Coherence Lab

Zumbühl Group

 

Physik der Kondensierten Materie (10878-01 Vorlesung mit Übung 6KP)

last updated Sep 18, 2017, tc
Fall Semester 2017

Ilaria Zardo
Dominik Zumbühl

 

Fall semester 2017

  • Lectures: Thursdays, 12:15-14:00 and Fridays, 10:15-12:00, HS2
  • Exercises: Thuesdays, 08:15-10:00, 3 groups (see below)

 

Prerequisites

Physics 1-4, math cycle, mechanics, electrodynamics, (parallel in 5th semester quantum mechanics and atomic and nuclear physiks, in 6th semester statistical mechanics)

 

Syllabus

Introduction to solid state physics, structure, lattice vibrations, electrons, semiconductors, magnetism

 

Language

English

 

Lecture Notes

The lectures are based in part on Steve Simon's recent lectures and book (lecture notes 2012 available here) and the KoMa lecture notes by Christian Schönenberger (available on ADAM).

 

Exam

Wednesday, 17.1.2018, 10:00-12:00 (to be confirmed, 3rd Wednesday in January)

Written exam, 2 hours, similar to problem sets

Allowed

  • handwritten notes, max 5 pages A4 (double sided) or 10 pages (single sided)
  • non-programmable calculator
  • English-German dictionary

Forbidden is everything else, in particular wireless/cellular devices, will lead to exclusion from the exam

 

Repetition Exam

Can be taken upon request during summer break if all participants of repetition agree to an oral exam.

 

Exercises

Tuesdays, 08:15-10:00

first meeting: Tuesday, 26.9.17, 08:15 (hints for set #1)

problem sets are available on ADAM

 

releaseFridays
hintsTuesdays
dueFridays, 10:00 before lecture, leave answer in folder at office 1.10
returned (corrected)Tuesday in exercise
discussionTuesdays

In order to pass/obtain the 6KP, 60% or more of the exercise points are required. The exam sets the grade.

 

problem set #1
releaseFriday, 22.9.17
hintsTuesday, 26.9.17
dueFriday, 29.9.17
corrections & discussionTuesday, 03.10.17

 

Teaching Team

NameEmailOfficePhoneLangSection
Dr. Marta de Lucamarta.deluca(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch3.057 5677E/ITuesday, 8:15-10:00
Dr. Claudia Fasolatoclaudia.fasolato(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch3.057 5677E/ITuesday, 8:15-10:00
Taras Patlatiuktaras.patlatiuk(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch1.107 3786ETuesday, 8:15-10:00
Dr. Brendan Shieldsbrendan.shields(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch3.137 3770ETuesday, 8:15-10:00
Dr. Christian Schellerchristian.scheller(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch1.107 3786D/E
Prof. Dr. Ilaria Zardoilaria.zardo(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch3.157 3734I/E/D
Prof. Dr. Dominik Zumbühldominik.zumbuhl(at)unibasto make life hard for spam bots.ch1.16a7 3693D/E