Crystalline and amorphous solid, unit cell, Miller Indices, Reciprocal lattice, Bragg’s law, Brillouin’s zone, concept of fermions, Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distribution function (only statement and formula), Concept of Fermions and Bosons, Classification of materials: metals, semiconductor and insulator in terms of band theory
Student will be familiarized with some basic used in vector calculus prior to development of Maxwell’s electromagnetic wave equations. No proof of theorems and laws included in this unit expected- statement and interpretation should sufficient, Vector calculus: gradient of scalar field, divergence, curl of vector field (Only Physical significance) Gauss divergence theorem, Stoke’s theorem, Green’s theorem (Only Statements), Gauss’s law of electrostatics in free space and in a medium(Only statements)electric displacement( D)magnetic Induction (B),Amperes circuital law (Only statements), displacement current, Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction(Only statements).
Elementary concepts of quantum physics formulation to deal with physical systems. Need for Quantum physics-Historical overviews, Particle aspects of radiation-Black body radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton scattering, pair production.( No derivations), Wave aspect of particles- matter wave, de Broglie Hypothesis, Heisenberg Uncertainty principles- Statement, Interpretation and example, Basic features of Quantum mechanics- Transition from deterministic to probabilistic, States of system- Wave function, probability density, superposition principle, observables and operators, expectation values. Schrodinger equation-Time dependent and time independent, wave packets.