PHY401 Condensed Matter Physics

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johan Chang
Assistant: Daniel Destraz
   
Lectures:

Monday, 09:00 - 11:00

Tuesday, 09:00 - 11:00

Exercise Class: Tuesday, 11:15 - 13:00
Start: Monday, 17.09.2018
Location: Y36-K-08

Further Information can be found in the course catalogue.

Rules for the exercise sheets

1. Hand in the exercise sheets on Monday during the lecture.
2. You need to have at least 60% of the total points to qualify for the exam.
3. You should hand in every exercise sheet and attend the exercise classes.
4. Exam questions can be related to the exercise sheets and the discussions during exercise class.

Lecture Material and Exercise Sheets

Lecture Number Date Topic Lecture Material Exercise Sheets
1 17.09. introduction Slides 1 (PDF, 7107 KB)  
2 18.09. repetition Slides 2 (PDF, 2125 KB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 186 KB)

3 24.09.

Peierls instability, charge density waves

Peierls Transition (PDF, 98 KB),

Slides 3 (PDF, 375 KB)

 
4 25.09. Peierls instability, charge density waves Slides 4 (PDF, 10651 KB) Sheet 2 (PDF, 171 KB)
5 01.10. Kramers-Kronig relations

pictorial proof for KK (PDF, 403 KB), KK in two lines (PDF, 259 KB), Slides 5 (PDF, 13 KB), Notes 5 (PDF, 1185 KB)

 
6 02.10. excitons Slides 6 (PDF, 2710 KB), Notes 6 (PDF, 935 KB) Sheet 3 (PDF, 173 KB)
7 08.10. diamagnetism Slides 7 (PDF, 1938 KB), Notes 7 (PDF, 774 KB)  
8 09.10. paramagnetism Slides 8 (PDF, 3573 KB), Notes 8 (PDF, 393 KB) Sheet 4 (PDF, 181 KB)
9 15.10. ferromagnetism Slides 9 (PDF, 134 KB), Notes9 (PDF, 1053 KB)  
10 16.10. antiferromagnetism Slides 10 (PDF, 2374 KB), Notes 10 (PDF, 1025 KB) Sheet 5 (PDF, 274 KB)
11 22.10. guest lecture: Fabian Natterer Slides 11 (PDF, 4831 KB)  
12 23.10. guest lecture: Thomas Greber Slides 12 (PDF, 11749 KB) Sheet 6 (PDF, 156 KB)
13 29.10. electron correlations, second quantization Slides 13 (PDF, 15375 KB), Notes 13 (PDF, 154 KB)  
14 30.10. electron correlations, Mott insulator Slides 14 (PDF, 3630 KB) Sheet 7 (PDF, 201 KB)
15 05.11. quantum oscillations Slides 15 (PDF, 5003 KB)  
16 06.11. ARPES Slides 16 (PDF, 8943 KB), Notes 16 (PDF, 61 KB) Sheet 8 (PDF, 202 KB)
17 12.11. non-Fermi liquid, quantum criticality    
18 13.11. wrap-up Slides 18 (PDF, 4732 KB), Notes 18 (PDF, 47 KB) Sheet 9 (PDF, 759 KB)
19 19.11. superconductivity Slides 19 (PDF, 597 KB), Notes 19 (PDF, 854 KB)  
20 20.11. superconductivity   Sheet 10 (PDF, 202 KB)
21 26.11. superconductivity Slides 21 (PDF, 2585 KB), Notes 21 (PDF, 601 KB)  
22 27.11. superconductivity Slides 22 (PDF, 2562 KB), Notes 22 (PDF, 130 KB) Sheet 11 (PDF, 180 KB)
23 03.12. superconductivity Slides 23 (PDF, 5959 KB)  
24 04.12. superconductivity Slides 24 (PDF, 12588 KB) Sheet 12 (PDF, 220 KB)
25 10.12. guest lecture: Marta Gibert Slides 25 (PDF, 11296 KB)  
26 11.12. guest lecture: Christof Aegerter Slides 26 (PDF, 2289 KB) Sheet 13 (PDF, 672 KB), Data (ZIP, 4 KB)
27 17.12. literature club    
28

18.12.

wrap-up and exam preparation