Lectures
Computer Experiments
Ex Cathedra Lectures
:
What is Solid State Physics?
Crystalline Solids: Symmetry and Bonding
Experimental Determination of Crystal Structures
Electronic Band Structure of Solids
Quick and Dirty Introduction to Mott Insulators
Crystal Lattice Vibrations: Phonons
Thermal Properties of Crystal Lattices
Semiclassical Electron Transport
Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Nanostructures
Review of Quantum Mechanics
Review of Statistical Mechanics
Notes
:
Many-Body Physics: Unfinished Revolution
(popular article)
Notes on Density Functional Theory
Pedagogical Examles of Using Character Tables of Point Groups
Quantum Phase Transitions
(popular article)
Understanding the Chemical Potential
Visualizing the Phonon Wave Function
Quantum statistics: Is there an effective fermion repulsion or boson attraction?
HTML:
Order Parameters, Broken Symmetry, and Topology
WebElements
Character Tables
Crystal Lattice Structures
Periodic Table of Fermi Surfaces
Nucleic Acid Database
Protein Data Bank
DFT and Local Density Approximation
Fat Schrödinger's cat
(2-level MQC system)
Introduction to Modern Solid State Physics
JAVA Applets
:
Simulations in Solid State Physics
Electrons:
Fermi Surfaces
Fermi Function
Density of States
Density of States: Free electrons vs. Tight-binding
Structure Factor
Two-dimensional lattice: Real and reciprocal space
Electrons in a 2D lattice: Energy contours and density of states
Quasicrystals
Carbon
Nanotubes
Phonons:
Normal modes of coupled oscillators
Phonon dispersion: Diatomic Lattice
Fourier Series Java Applet
Fourier Transform Java Applet
Experimental Techniques
X-ray diffraction
Interactive Diffraction Tutorial
Scanning Tuneling Microscopy
Complex Systems:
Diffusion Limited Aggregation (DLA - a fractal growth model)
Animation:
Superconducting Levitation
Computer Algebra Lectures
:
Maple 8: Introduction
Maple 8: Differential Equations
Maple 8: Linear Algebra