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, 28 MB)    
2 17.09. Repetition Slides (PDF, 6 MB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 187 KB)

 
3 23.09. Peierls Instability, Charge Density Waves

Peierls Transition (PDF, 98 KB)

Slides (PDF, 9 MB)

   
4 24.09. Non-crystalline Condensed Matter (Aegerter) Slides (PDF, 3 MB) 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, 2 MB)
6 1.10. Excitons Slides (PDF, 2 MB) Sheet 3 (PDF, 175 KB), kk_plot_script (PY, 2 KB)  
7 7.10. Magnetism Slides (PDF, 2 MB)    
8 8.10. Curie law, Hund's rules, crystal field splitting Slides (PDF, 4 MB) Sheet 4 (PDF, 181 KB)  
9 14.10. Ferromagnetism Slides (PDF, 140 KB), Notes 9 (PDF, 1 MB)    
10 15.10. Antiferromagnetism, Magnons, RIXS Slides (PDF, 14 MB), 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, 3 MB), Notes 12 (PDF, 768 KB) Sheet 6 (PDF, 209 KB)  
13 28.10. Quantum Oscillations Slides (PDF, 2 MB), Notes 13 (PDF, 195 KB)    
14 29.10. ARPES Slides (PDF, 5 MB), Notes 14 (PDF, 169 KB) Sheet7 (PDF, 762 KB), qo_script (PY, 3 KB)  
15 4.11. Fermi-Liquid Theory Slides (PDF, 5 MB)    
16 5.11. Superconductivity Introduction Slides (PDF, 3 MB), Notes 16 (PDF, 853 KB) Sheet 8 (PDF, 200 KB)  
17 11.11. Superconductivity Pheonomenology Slides (PDF, 5 MB), Notes 17 (PDF, 485 KB)   Quantum Oscillations (Catherine) (PDF, 3 MB)
18 12.11.   Slides (PDF, 11 MB) Sheet 9 (PDF, 179 KB)  
19 18.11. Guest Lecture Marta Gibert Slides (PDF, 13 MB)    
20 19.11. Quantum Hall Effect, SQUID Slides (PDF, 3 MB) Sheet 10 (PDF, 1 MB), Data for Sheet 10, Exercise 1 (DAT, 11 KB)  
21 25.11. Josephson junctions Slides (PDF, 3 MB)    
22 26.11. Superconducting gap Slides (PDF, 8 MB) 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, 24 MB) Sheet 12 (PDF, 131 KB)  
25 9.12. Guest Lecture Thomas Greber Slides (PDF, 43 MB)    
26 10.12. Guest Lecture Fabian Natterer Slides (PDF, 4 MB) Sheet 13 (PDF, 108 KB)  
27 16.12   Slides (PDF, 16 MB)    
28 17.12.   Slides (PDF, 14 MB) file1.txt (TXT, 2 bytes)