Lecture Course 2012
Theoretical Material Science - Theoretische Festkörperphysik I & II


Theoretical Material Science - Theoretische Festkörperphysik I & II

Lecture Course in Theoretical Solid State Physics - Technical University of Berlin, Summer Semester 2012

  • Lecture: Matthias Scheffler, Patrick Rinke and Alex Tkatchenko
    April 10 – July 11, 2012
    Tuesday & Wednesday,
    10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    in room EW 203, TU Berlin
    Start: April 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Exercise: Volker Blum
    2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    in room EW229
    TU Berlin

This lecture course will cover key aspects of modern theoretical condensed matter physics: Electronic structure of solids, density functional theory, crystal structure and symmetry, bandstructure theory, cohesion in solids, lattice vibrations, magnetism, and surface physics. All lectures will be given in English.

Criteria for the exercise class ("Übungsschein"):

  • 50% of the homework points
  • Regular and active participation in the exercises
  • Presentation of homework tasks
  • Active participation in the computational exercises

Further information:

Rooms EW203 and EW229 are located in the Eugene P. Wigner Building of TU Berlin, labelled EW on this plan (follow the link).

To access the chapters of the lecture notes ("Skript") or the exercise sheets and additional materials, please use the menu on the top left side of this page.

In addition to the present page, all lecture notes, E-Kreide notes, and exercise sheets can be found at the following page at TU Berlin: (follow the link)