Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours

Prerequisite

PHYS3020 + PHYS3040

Restricted

Restricted to BSc(Hons) & BAdvSc(Hons). Permission of Head of School required.

Assessment methods

Examinations, Assignments

Course coordinator

Prof Ross McKenzie (mckenzie@physics.uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

It will be shown how the electronic properties of crystals can be understood in terms of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics. What distinguishes metals, semiconductors, and insulators? The course will be useful to students in physics, chemistry, and materials and electrical engineering.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile