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, 14.09.2020
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 Date Topic Lecture Material Exercise Sheets Student Presentations
1 14.09. Introduction Slides 1 (PDF, 28480 KB), Notes 1 (PDF, 734 KB)    
2 15.09. Repetition

PeierlsTransition (PDF, 98 KB), Slides 2 (PDF, 7545 KB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 147 KB)

Script for exercise 1h (PY, 2 KB)

 
3 21.09. Peierls Transition Slides 3 (PDF, 264 KB), Notes 3 (PDF, 816 KB) Exercise notes 1 (PDF, 968 KB)  
4 22.09. Charge Ordering Slides 4 (PDF, 10835 KB), Notes 4 (PDF, 195 KB)

Sheet 2 (PDF, 129 KB)

Ex2a (PNG, 29 KB)

Ex1 (PNG, 29 KB)

 
5 28.09. Kramers Kronig relations, Response functions

KK hand written (PDF, 543 KB), KK short proof (PDF, 385 KB), KK pictorial proof (PDF, 404 KB),

 Slides 5 (PDF, 1084 KB), Notes 5 (PDF, 1185 KB),

Exercise notes 2 (PDF, 666 KB)  
6 29.09. Excitons Slides 6 (PDF, 6716 KB) Sheet 3 (PDF, 136 KB)  
7 5.10. Diamagnetism Slides 7 (PDF, 2429 KB), Notes 7 (PDF, 957 KB) Exercise notes 3 (PDF, 370 KB)  
8 6.10. Paramagnetism Slides 8 (PDF, 5217 KB) Sheet 4 (PDF, 137 KB)  
9 12.10. Ferromagnetsim Slides 9 (PDF, 15361 KB), Notes 9 (PDF, 888 KB) Exercise notes 4 (PDF, 1300 KB)  
10 13.10. Guest Lecture Christof Aegerter Guest lecture C. Aegerter (PDF, 5290 KB) Sheet 5 (PDF, 153 KB)  

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19.10. Ferromagnetsim II Slides 10 (PDF, 2577 KB), Notes 10 (PDF, 929 KB)    
12 20.10. Magnetism Summary Slides 11 (PDF, 15999 KB), Notes 11 (PNG, 207 KB) Sheet 6 (PDF, 222 KB)

Alexandra (PDF, 8678 KB), Charles (PPTX, 6306 KB)

13 26.10.

Electron Interactions I

Slides 12 (PDF, 1041 KB), Notes 12 (PDF, 942 KB) Exercise Notes 5 and 6 (PDF, 447 KB)  
14 27.10. Electron Interactions II Slides 13 (PDF, 419 KB), Notes 13 (PDF, 620 KB) Sheet 7 (PDF, 167 KB), Help for Ex 2 (PDF, 119 KB)  
15 2.11. Quantum Oscillations Slides 14 (PDF, 12243 KB), Notes 14 (PDF, 508 KB) Exercise Notes 7 (PDF, 1319 KB)  
16 3.11. ARPES Slides 15 (PDF, 11051 KB), Notes 15 (PDF, 304 KB) Sheet 8 (PDF, 686 KB)  
17 9.11. Superconductivity I Slides 16 (PDF, 9794 KB), Notes 16 (PDF, 354 KB) Exercise Notes 8 (PDF, 322 KB)  
18 10.11. Superconductivity II Slides 17 (PDF, 11548 KB), Notes 17 (PDF, 322 KB) Sheet 9 (PDF, 168 KB)

Reza (PPTX, 7299 KB), David (PDF, 13498 KB)

19 16.11. Superconductivity III Slides 18 (PDF, 15348 KB) Exercise notes 9 (PDF, 413 KB)  
20 17.11. Superconductivity IV Notes 19 (PDF, 700 KB) Sheet 10 (PDF, 150 KB) Lorena (PDF, 18303 KB), Jens (PDF, 1175 KB)
21 23.11. Josephson Junctions, unconventional superconductivity I Slides 20 (PDF, 11935 KB)

Exercise Notes 10 (PDF, 2140 KB), Sheet 10 script (ZIP, 2 KB)

 
22 24.11. Unconventional superconductivity II

Slides 21 (PDF, 13410 KB), Notes 21 (PDF, 115 KB)

Sheet 11 (PDF, 179 KB) Wojtek Pudelko (PDF, 5541 KB), Ron Wagner (PPTX, 3476 KB)
23 30.11. Guest Lecture Fabian Natterer

Slides 22 (PDF, 4961 KB), Fabian's Slides (PDF, 4961 KB)

   
24 01.12. Guest Lecture Thomas Greber Thomas' Slides (PDF, 44399 KB) Sheet 12 (PDF, 116 KB)  
25 07.12. Guest Lecture Marta Gibert      
26 08.12. Guest Lecture Marc Janoschek      
27 14.12.        
28 15.12. Recap & Exam prep