Solids and Liquids

  • BASIC PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS
    • Bonding in molecules and solids
      • Types of crystals: Ionic crystals, Covalent crystals, Molecular crystals, Charge-transfer complexes, Metals
  • Mechanical properties of solids
    • Mechanical strength , Stress and strain
    • Elastic deformation, the elastic (Young) modulus, Poisson’s ratio
    • Hardness
  • Thermal properties of solids
    • Phonons
    • Thermal conductivity, Thermal expansion
    • Thermoelectric effects
  • Electrical properties of solids
    • Electronic conduction in solids, band model
    • Dielectrics, Polarisability, types of polarisability , Local field, Clausius-Mossotti relation
    • Space charge limited currents
    • Piezoelectrics, pyroelectrics and ferroelectrics
    • Electrets
  • Magnetic properties of solids, types of magnetic materials
  • INTRINSIC AND DOPED SEMICONDUCTORS
    • Semiconducting materials
    • Electrons in semiconductors
    • Intrinsic and extrinsic (doped) semiconductors
    • Carrier concentration in intrinsic semiconductors
    • Temperature dependence of the carrier mobility in semiconductors
    • Extrinsic (doped) semiconductors
    • Carrier concentration in doped semiconductors
    • Work function and electron affinity
  • p-n JUNCTION, METAL-SEMICONDUCTOR JUNCTION, MIS STRUCTURE
    • p-n junction, metal-semiconductor junction
    • MIS structure

Course teachers

Messages

  • There are no messages.