PHYS-471 SSP-1

Course Title

Solid State Physics-I

Course Code


Credit Hours

3 (3+0) (Lecture + Lab)



Course Duration

16 Week (one Semester)

Offered for

Semester-7 (BS-4 years)


2015-16 61435-35:H)

Class Times

10-12am  (Sunday) 9-10am Monday

Course Description

Different states of matter, classification of solids, crystal structure (Bravais lattices  Miller indices), Methods of determination of crystal structure (X-ray diffraction, electron and neutron diffraction), crystal defects, crystal binding (inter atomic forces, types crystal bonds), lattice dynamics (crystal vibration modes and phonons), thermal properties of insulators (specific heat of insulators: classical model, Einstein's model, Debye model,-thermal conductivity of insulators),Dependence of thermal conductivity on temperature, free electron theory ( classical model of free electron, Fermi gas of free electrons, Maxwell- Boltzmann distribution, Fermi-Dirac distribution function), band theory (zone theory and tight binding theory).


Charles Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, 8th Edition, Wiley, 2004
M. A. Omar, “Elementary Solid State Physics”, Addison-Wesley, 1993.

الملفات المرفقة



Prof. Dr. Abdul Majid

B.Sc. Punjab University,

M.Sc. Peshawar University,

PhD. Quaid-i-Azam University,

Post Doc. Australian National University,

Department of Physics,

Majmaah University,

College of Science Al-Zulfi,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ph: +966592831689


e-mail: [email protected]

e-mail: [email protected]

Office: S158

Research Interest: Nanotechnology

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الساعات المكتبية Office Hours

Schedule: Office Hours / Teaching and Research

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