## New post of phy487 notes (Condensed Matter Physics)

Posted by peeterjoot on October 21, 2013

Here’s an update of my (incomplete) lecture notes for the Winter 2013, University of Toronto Condensed Matter Physics course (PHY487H1F), taught by Prof. Stephen Julian. This makes updates to these notes since the first version posted.

NOTE: This v.2 update of these notes is really big (~18M), despite being only half way into the course. My mathematica generated images appear to result in very large pdfs, and I’m looking at trying pdfsizeopt to reduce the size before posting the next update (or take out the density plots from my problem set 1 solutions).

This set of notes includes the following these additions (not many of which were posted separately for this course)

October 21, 2013 Free electron model (cont.)

October 20, 2013 Anharmonic oscillator

October 20, 2013 Exponential solutions to second order linear system

October 18, 2013 Free electron model of metals

October 17, 2013 Density of states and Deybe temperature

October 11, 2013 Discrete Fourier transform

October 11, 2013 Thermal properties

October 11, 2013 Diffraction and phonons

October 07, 2013 Thermal properties

October 04, 2013 Phonons (cont.)

October 04, 2013 Reciprocal lattice and Ewald construction

October 01, 2013 Structure factor

September 27, 2013 Diffraction

September 26, 2013 Bonding and lattices

September 23, 2013 General theory of diffraction

September 21, 2013 Crystal structures

September 19, 2013 Orbitals, bonding and lattice calculations

September 16, 2013 Bonding and lattice structure

September 16, 2013 Bonding and lattice structures

September 09, 2013 Course overview

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