PHYS 303 : Thermal and Statistical Physics

Description: Thermodynamic description of systems and statistical interpretation of thermodynamic quantities. The first and second laws of physics, temperature, entropy and thermodynamics, and their relationship to a statistical description of many-particle systems. Applications to magnetic systems, gases and liquids, and radiation are discussed.

PHYS 704 : Solid State Physics

Description: Electronic properties of solids, semi-conductors, device physics, magnetism, light-matter interaction, super-conductors and electron-phonon interactions.

PHYS 324 : Modern Physics

Description: Special Relativity, introduction to Quantum Mechanics, atomic transitions and radiation, introduction to solid state physics.