Fall 2004: Materials 100A

Course outline: PDF file

Phelps 3519, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 to 9:15 am
Ram's office hours: after class 10:30 am and 11:30 am the MRL Room 2031.

T.A.: Paul Wentzel, Broida Trailer 939 Room 1003, Phone: x8309
Office Hours: M & W, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. email: pwentzel@engineering.ucsb.edu

For material from previous quarters, please look at: old/teach.html

DateDescription NotesHardcopy Assignment
R 9/23Why study materials ?    
T 9/28Basics of the quantum PDF   
R 9/30Orbitals, atoms, bonding PDF Yes PDF
T 10/5Orbitals, atoms, bonding continued Yes
R 10/7Crystals, packings etc. PDF
T 10/12Crystals part 2 PDF Yes PDF
R 10/14Crystals part 2 continued
T 10/19Miller planes, Bragg law etc. PDF Yes PDF
R 10/21Polymers Yes
T 10/26 Crystal defects PDF Yes
R 10/28 Midterm PDF
T 11/2 Metals and semiconductors PDF
R 11/4 Metals and semiconductors PDF
T 11/9 Metals, and semiconductor devices (contd.) PDF Yes PDF
T 11/16 Magnetism PDF
R 11/18 Superconductivity and Polar Materials PDF PDF
T 11/23 Optical properties and devices PDF

Solutions to assignment problems, and the midterm prepared by Paul Wentzel

Assignment 1: PDF
Assignment 2: PDF
Assignment 3: PDF
Assignment 4: PDF
Midterm: PDF
Assignment 5: PDF

This page: http://www.mrl.ucsb.edu/~seshadri/teach.html