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The Chemistry and Physics of Solids


Actual course information

Preparative methods of solids (solid to solid, liquid to solid and gas to solid synthesis); Atomic structure and bonding (atomic packing and geometry, symmetry and space groups, reciprocal space); Electrons in solids (electrons in periodic solids, electrons in bonds, understanding band structure); Electron dynamics (metals, semiconductors, superconductors); Dielectric and magnetic properties of solids; Optical properties of solids (luminescence, laser)