Week 
Topic 

1

Semiconductors  energy bands, effective mass,cyclotron resonance 
8,28/A&M 
2

Semiconductors  intrinsic, extrinsic, calculating chemical potential 
28/A&M 
3

Semiconductors  pn junction, Thomas Fermi screening 
17,28,29/A&M 
4

Semiconductors  Biased pn junction ; Magnetic Hamiltonian, pert. theory. 
29,31/A&M 
5

Magnetic Hamiltonian, pert. theory. Hound's Rules 
31/A&M 
6

Curie's Law. Pauli paramagnetism. Exchange interaction. 
31,32/A&M 
7

Super exchange, CurieWeiss law, spin waves 
32,33/A&M 
8

SuperconductivityMeisner effect, London Equation 
34* 
9

SuperconductivityGinzburg Landau theory, critical current. 
34* 
10

Upper critical field. Introduction to BCS formalism. 
34* 