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PGS5K


Course: Condensed-matter physics

Department/Abbreviation: SLO/PGS5K

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'prof. RNDr. Jan Peřina, Ph.D.'

Annotation: Students are assumed to master the topics described in the content of the subject.

Course review:
A. Solid-state physics " Crystal symmetry, crystal lattice, diffraction methods. " Lattice vibrations, phonons, dispersion relations, thermal properties. " Metals, Fermi gas of free electrons, thermal and electrical properties, Fermi surfaces. " Energy bands, Bloch theorem, Bloch functions, central equation. B. Semiconductor physics " Real semiconductors, dispersion relations of typical materials (Si, Ge, GaAs). " Concept of quasiparticles, plasmons, polaritons, excitons. " Surfaces and interfaces, p-n junction, quantum heterostructures, semiconductor components. " Interband optical transitions, joint density of states and critical points. " Optical experimental methods used for semiconductors, absorption, luminescence. " Photonic crystals and their usage.