CHEM 400: Inorganic Solid State Materials 

  • Prerequisite: CHEM 313 or MNS 221

Overview:  Crystal structures and symmetry. Electronic properties. Band structure theory with respect to physical properties, focusing on electrical conductivity. Topics include metallic vs. semimetallic vs. semiconducting properties, low-dimensional conductors, metal-nonmetal transitions and charge density waves.

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