PH4607 Solid State Physics 1


Also offered as PH5041 Condensed Matter Physics 1

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PH4607 Syllabus

Solid State Physics (PH4607) Notes


Crystal Mechanics

Crystal Dynamics

Non uniqueness

This animation illustrates the non-uniqueness of phonon waves which may replicate the collective lattice vibration.

Acoustic Mode

This animation represents an acoustic vibration mode in a toy 1D diatomic lattice.

An attempt to represent an optical vibration mode in a toy diatomic 1D lattice chain.


Plot of acoustic and optical branch of the dispersion relation for a diatomic (two mass) 1D toy lattice.

T01 and T02 Graphics


The Fermi Surface Database (University of Florida)


Band Structure