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PHY 251/420:
Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics

Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu ---- Fall 2006

Course Information

Instructors: See   Contact Information
Lectures: Mon. and Wed. 12:30 - 1:45 in B&L 269

Textbook: Introduction to Solid State Physics 8th edition by Kittel
Also on reserve in the POA Library:  
Solid State Physics by Ashcroft and Mermin
Midterm:Wednesday, November 15, in class
Final:Sunday, December 17, 7:15 pm in BL 269

The exams will be closed book. The final exam will cover the entire course, but with an emphasis on material covered since the midterm. (Note - no cheat sheets allowed)

Homework: Homework must be handed in on time in lecture. Late homework will be penalized at the discretion of the instructors. You are encouraged to discuss homework problems with your classmates, but you must write up your solutions on your own.
Midterm Exam:25%
Final Exam:35%