Note:Some Lectures areunder
GOALis to post a lecture before we discuss a topic in class,
but I can't promise! COPYRIGHT: All lectures are
copyrighted byC.W. Myles!
reproduction &/or use of them other than by students in this
course is allowed!!
Topics are mostly from Introduction
to Solid State Physics, by C. Kittel. They are discussed in approximately
the order of the table of contents. Supplemental
material from many other sources is also
used. When use of supplemental material is
the source of the material is noted.
1. Introduction to the Course & to Solid
Supplement 1a. Some History of Solid State PhysicsLectures
(Of interest to me & perhaps others. Files posted by others on the internet)
Supplement 1b. History & Controversy Over a Name!
See the Article "What's in a Name Change? " by Joseph D. Martin
[In Physics in Perspective, 2014, DOI 10.1007/s00016-014-0151-7]