PHY401 Condensed Matter Physics

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johan Chang
Assistant: Kevin Kramer, Y36 J 44
   
Lectures:

Monday, 09:00 - 11:00

Tuesday, 09:00 - 11:00

Exercise Class: Tuesday, 11:15 - 13:00
Start: Monday, 16.09.2019
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 Student Presentations
1 16.09. Introduction Slides (PDF, 28689 KB)    
2 17.09. Repetition Slides (PDF, 6753 KB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 187 KB)

 
3 23.09. Peierls Instability, Charge Density Waves

Peierls Transition (PDF, 98 KB)

Slides (PDF, 9482 KB)

   
4 24.09. Non-crystalline Condensed Matter (Aegerter) Slides (PDF, 4077 KB) Sheet 2 (PDF, 170 KB)  
5 30.09. Kramers Kronig relations KK notes (PDF, 543 KB), KK short proof (PDF, 385 KB), KK pictorial proof (PDF, 404 KB), Slides (PDF, 13 KB)   CDW in YBCO (Pascal) (PDF, 2761 KB)
6 1.10. Excitons Slides (PDF, 2252 KB) Sheet 3 (PDF, 175 KB), kk_plot_script (PY, 2 KB)  
7 7.10. Magnetism Slides (PDF, 2608 KB)    
8 8.10. Curie law, Hund's rules, crystal field splitting Slides (PDF, 4367 KB) Sheet 4 (PDF, 181 KB)  
9 14.10. Ferromagnetism Slides (PDF, 140 KB), Notes 9 (PDF, 1396 KB)    
10 15.10. Antiferromagnetism, Magnons, RIXS Slides (PDF, 15359 KB), Notes 10 (PDF, 623 KB) Sheet 5 (PDF, 278 KB)  

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21.10. Huangfu Presentation Slides (PDF, 27 KB), Notes 11 (PDF, 119 KB)    
12 22.10. Mott insulators Slides (PDF, 3434 KB), Notes 12 (PDF, 768 KB) Sheet 6 (PDF, 209 KB)  
13 28.10. Quantum Oscillations Slides (PDF, 2989 KB), Notes 13 (PDF, 195 KB)    
14 29.10. ARPES Slides (PDF, 5756 KB), Notes 14 (PDF, 169 KB) Sheet7 (PDF, 762 KB), qo_script (PY, 3 KB)  
15 4.11. Fermi-Liquid Theory Slides (PDF, 5434 KB)    
16 5.11. Superconductivity Introduction Slides (PDF, 3465 KB), Notes 16 (PDF, 853 KB) Sheet 8 (PDF, 200 KB)  
17 11.11. Superconductivity Pheonomenology Slides (PDF, 5183 KB), Notes 17 (PDF, 485 KB)   Quantum Oscillations (Catherine) (PDF, 3451 KB)
18 12.11.   Slides (PDF, 12104 KB) Sheet 9 (PDF, 179 KB)  
19 18.11. Guest Lecture Marta Gibert Slides (PDF, 13451 KB)    
20 19.11. Quantum Hall Effect, SQUID Slides (PDF, 3405 KB) Sheet 10 (PDF, 1391 KB), Data for Sheet 10, Exercise 1 (DAT, 11 KB)  
21 25.11. Josephson junctions Slides (PDF, 3405 KB)    
22 26.11. Superconducting gap Slides (PDF, 9129 KB) Sheet 11 (PDF, 172 KB), script for exercise 2 (PY, 2 KB)  
23 2.12. Magnetism revisited Slides (PDF, 538 KB)    
24 3.12. Guest Lecture Marc Janoscheck Slides (PDF, 25258 KB) Sheet 12 (PDF, 129 KB)  
25 9.12. Guest Lecture Thomas Greber Slides (PDF, 44399 KB)    
26 10.12. Guest Lecture Fabian Natterer Slides (PDF, 4961 KB)