Lecture Notes

Lecture 1:  Molecules–the Simple Solid (PDF)

Lecture 2:  Vibrational and Rotational States in Hydrogen (PDF)

Lecture 3:  Metal as a Free Electron Gas (PDF)

Lecture 4:  Vibrations in Solids (PDF)

Lecture 5:  Specific Heat of Lattice Waves (PDF - 1.4 MB)

Lecture 8:  Lattice Waves in 1D Monatomic Crystals (PDF)

Lecture 9:  Lattice Waves in 1D with Diatmomic Basis (PDF)

Lecture 10 & 11:  Specific Heat of Discrete Lattice (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Lecture 12:  Electrons in a Periodic Solid (PDF)

Lecture 13:  Electrons in a Periodic Solid (PDF)

Lecture 14:  Electrons in a Periodic Solid (PDF - 3.2 MB)

Lecture 15:  Electrons in a Periodic Solid (PDF - 3.1 MB)

Lecture 16:  Nearly Free Electron Bands (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Lecture 17:  Nearly Free Electron Bands (Part III) (PDF)

Lecture 18:  Properties of Bloch Functions (PDF)

Lecture 19:  Motion of Electronic Wavepackets (PDF)

Lecture 20:  Impurity States (PDF)

Lecture 21 & 22:  Semi Classical Equations of Motions & Electrons and Holes I (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Lecture 23:  Effective Mass (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Lecture 24:  Chemical Potential and Equilibrium (PDF)

Lecture 25:  Chemical Potential and Non-equilibrium (PDF)

Lecture 26:  Inhomogeneous Solids (PDF)

Lecture 27:  Scattering of Bloch Functions (PDF)

Lecture 28:  Electron-phonon Scattering (PDF)