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lecture 17
density of states, van Hove singularities, weak potential approximation for electron eigenstates, velocity near a Bragg plane

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lecture 18
band structure in the weak potential approximation, metals and insulators, Bravais lattice with a basis
HW #4 due

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lecture 19
Brillouin Zones and the Fermi surface in the weak potential approximation, tight binding approximation for band structure, the sband

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lecture 20
Fermi surface in tight binding, hybridization of atomic orbitals, variational derivation of tight binding
makeup lecture 2 pm in BL 480

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lecture 21
tight binding band structure for graphene

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lecture 22
spinorbit interaction, some discussion of real metals

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lecture 23
semiclassical equations of motion, Bloch oscillations, effective mass, holes
HW #5 due

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Thanksgiving break

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Thanksgiving break

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Thanksgiving break

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Thanksgiving break

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lecture 24
motion in perpendicular electric and magnetic fields

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lecture 25
Hall effect and magnetoresistance from closed and open orbits

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