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2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 439/539 Condensed Matter Physics

Credits: (4-0) 4

This course looks at solid materials from a microscopic level. Topics include basic crystal structure; mechanical and thermal properties; and electronic processes with reference to electrical properties of metals, semiconductors, and insulators.

Prerequisites: MATH 225 , MATH 321 , PHYS 331  or permission of instructor.
Notes: Students enrolled in PHYS 539 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in PHYS 439.

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