APh 114 is a series of introductory lecture and problem courses dealing with experimental and theoretical problems in solid-state physics. Topics include crystal structure, symmetries in solids, lattice vibrations, thermal physics of solids, electronic states in solids, electronic transport phenomena, semiconductors, superconductivity, magnetism, ferroelectricity, defects and optical phenomena in solids. Discussion of research papers drawn from the current
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