PHY401 Condensed Matter Physics

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johan Chang
Assistant: Karin von Arx, Y36 J 44
   
Lectures:

Monday, 09:00 - 11:00

Tuesday, 09:00 - 11:00

Exercise Class: Tuesday, 11:15 - 13:00
Start: Monday, 20.09.2021
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.

Remote access

Zoom-Link:

https://uzh.zoom.us/j/8676622178?pwd=TnZuelpHakduSm5nT3BlRzRwVHZrZz09

Lecture Material and Exercise Sheets

Lecture Date Topic Lecture Material Exercise Sheets Student Presentations
1 20.09. Introduction

Notes (PDF, 98 KB)

Lecture-slides1 (PDF, 6 MB)

   
2 21.09. Repetition

Written-Notes1 (PDF, 735 KB)

Lecture-slides2 (PDF, 5 MB)

Sheet 1 (PDF, 147 KB)  
3 27.09. Peierls Transition

Written-Notes2 (PDF, 818 KB)

Written-Notes-Resistivity (PDF, 329 KB)

   
4 28.09. Charge order

Lecture-slides3 (PDF, 9 MB)

Sheet 2 (PDF, 133 KB)  
5 04.10. Kramers-Kronig Relation

KK-Written Notes3 (PDF, 543 KB) 

KK pictorial proof (PDF, 404 KB)

KK short proof (PDF, 385 KB)

Written-Notes-KKextended (PDF, 1 MB)

Lecture-Slides-4 (PDF, 2 MB)

   
6 05.10. Optics & Excitons

Lecture-Slides (PDF, 5 MB)

Written-Notes (PDF, 704 KB)

Sheet 3 corrected (PDF, 138 KB)  
7 11.10. Diamagnetism

Written-Notes-Magnetism (PDF, 959 KB)

Lecture-Slides (PDF, 1 MB)

   
8 12.10. Paramagnetism

Lecture-slides (PDF, 2 MB)

Written-Note-TBmodel-vanHove (PDF, 407 KB)

Sheet 4 (PDF, 129 KB)  
9 18.10.

Hund's Rules, Crystal fields,

Jahn-Teller Effect,Magnetic exchange interaction

Written-notes-9 (PDF, 888 KB)

Lecture-9-slides (PDF, 1 MB)

Written-notes-JahnTellerEffect (PDF, 199 KB)

   
10 19.10. Ferromagnetism, Anti-Ferromagnetism

Lecture-slides-10 (PDF, 886 KB)

Written-notes 10 (PDF, 929 KB)

Sheet-5 (PDF, 126 KB)  

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25.10.        
12 26.10.     Sheet-6 (PDF, 155 KB)  
13 01.11.        
14 02.11.     Sheet-7 (PDF, 233 KB)  
15 08.11.        
16 09.11.        
17 15.11.        
18 16.11.        
19 22.11.        
20 23.11.   Student Presentations:    
21 29.11.   Marc Janoschek     
22 30.11.   Fabian Natterer    
23 06.12.   Christof Aegerter    
24 07.12.   Thomas Greber    
25 13.12.        
26 14.12.        
27 20.12.        
28 21.12.