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2
lecture 20
Open and closed Fermi surfaces, tight binding approximation for band structure, the sband

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lecture 21
Fermi surface in tight binding, hybridization of atomic orbitals, variational derivation of tight binding
HW #5 due

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9
lecture 22
Tight binding band structure for graphene

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14
lecture 23
Graphene continued, Wannier function, spinorbit interaction

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lecture 24
Some discussion of real metals
HW #6 due

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18
lecture 25
Semiclassical equations of motion, Bloch oscillations, effective mass, holes
extra lecture 12:30 in BL 375

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21
lecture 26
Motion in perpendicular electric and magnetic fields

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23
lecture 27
Hall effect and magnetoresistance from closed and open orbits, dynamical matrix

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lecture 28
Normal modes of ion lattice vibration, acoustic and optical modes,the BornOppenheimer approximation and the BohmStaver relation for the speed of sound

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lecture 29
The electronphonon interaction, quantization of ion lattice vibrations, Debye model for specific heat due to lattice vibrations, electronphonon scattering and Bloch's T^{5} law for metalic resistivity
last day of classes

