PHY401 Condensed Matter Physics

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johan Chang
Assistant: Daniel Destraz
   
Lectures:

Monday, 09:00 - 11:00

Tuesday, 09:00 - 11:00

Exercise Class: Tuesday, 11:15 - 13:00
Start: Monday, 18.09.2017
Location: Y36-K-08

Further Information can be found in the course catalogue.

Rules for the exercise sheets

1. Hand in the exercise sheets on Monday during the lecture.
2. You need to have at least 60% of the total points to qualify for the exam.
3. You should hand in every exercise sheet and attend the exercise classes.
4. Exam questions can be related to the exercise sheets and the discussions during exercise class.

Lecture Material and Exercise Sheets

Lecture Number Date Topic Lecture Material Exercise Sheets
1 18.09. introduction, perturbation theory, Kronig Penney model Slides 1 (PDF, 7204 KB)  
2 19.09. Peierls instability, CDW order Peierls transition (PDF, 98 KB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 186 KB)
Python Code (PY, 1 KB)

3 25.09. Peierls instability, CDW order

Slides 3 (PDF, 3853 KB)

 
4 26.09. linear responses, causality, Kramers-Kronig relations

Slides 4 (PDF, 1584 KB)
pictorial proof for KK (PDF, 403 KB)
KK in two lines (PDF, 259 KB)

Sheet 2 (PDF, 171 KB)
5 02.10. quantum oscillations Slides 5 (PDF, 7168 KB)  
6 03.10. ARPES Slides 6 (PDF, 6880 KB) Sheet 3 (PDF, 173 KB)
7 09.10. phonons, second quantization Slides 7 (PDF, 3095 KB)  
8 10.10. second quantization for fermions Slides 8 (PDF, 52 KB) Sheet 4 (PDF, 736 KB)
9 16.10. Fermi liquid, Mott insulators Slides 9 (PDF, 3450 KB)  
10 17.10. quasiparticles (polarons, polaritons, excitons) Slides 10 (PDF, 2820 KB) Sheet 5 (PDF, 192 KB)
11 23.10. quasiparticles (polarons, polaritons, excitons) Slides 11 (PDF, 668 KB)  
12 24.10. literature presentations (quantum oscillations, Fermi liquid, Mott insulators) Slides 12 (PDF, 2312 KB) Sheet 6 (PDF, 202 KB)
13 30.10. paramagnetism, diamagnetism Slides 13 (PDF, 2669 KB)  
14 31.10. paramagnetism, diamagnetism Slides 14 (PDF, 12835 KB) Sheet 7 (PDF, 200 KB)
15 06.11. ferromagnetism, antiferromagnetism    
16 07.11. ferromagnetism, antiferromagnetism Slides 16 (PDF, 5772 KB) Sheet 8 (PDF, 180 KB)
17 13.11. Thomas Greber: Magnetism of single atoms and molecules Slides 17 (PDF, 6214 KB)  
18 14.11. Hans-Werner Fink: Experiments with coherent electron beams Slides 18 (PDF, 8445 KB) Sheet 9 (PDF, 275 KB)
19 20.11. Superconductivity Slides 19 (PDF, 2660 KB)  
20 21.11. Superconductivity Slides 20 (PDF, 3495 KB) Sheet 10 (PDF, 148 KB)
21 27.11. Superconductivity Slides 21 (PDF, 4527 KB)  
22 28.11. Superconductivity Slides 22 (PDF, 10796 KB) Sheet 11 (PDF, 179 KB)
23 04.12. Maria Gibert: oxide electronics Slides 23 (PDF, 9812 KB)  
24 05.12. Christof Aegerter: multiple scattering of light Slides 24 (PDF, 2808 KB) Sheet 12 (PDF, 220 KB)
25 11.12. literature presentations (magnetism, superconductivity) Slides 25 (PDF, 12211 KB)  
26 12.12. literature presentations (magnetism, superconductivity)    
27 18.12. Andreas Schilling: Bose-Einstein condensaion Slides 27 (PDF, 3372 KB)  
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19.12.

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