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This entry is from Winter semester 2016/17 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Phys-501 — Solid State Physics
(dt. Festkörperphysik)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (4 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS), Lern- and Leistungskontrollen gemäß Lehrveranstaltungskommentar,
270 hours (Besuch der lecture (60 h), Besuch der recitation class (30 h), Nachbereitung der lecture, Literaturstudium (90h), recitation classszettel and Hausaufgaben (60 h), Klausurvorbereitung and Klausur (30 h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
9 CP
Course requirement(s): Written examination. A resit can be taken as oral examination.
Examination type: The admission to the module examination can be made dependent on the successful completion of the learning and performance tests.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Physik.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


Chemical bonding, crystal structures, diffraction and reciprocal lattice, dynamics of the lattice, elastic properties, thermal properties, free electrons, band structure, semiconductors, dielectric properties, magnetism, superconductivity.

Qualification Goals

Students deepen their knowledge of the microscopic structure of matter. They learn methods for structural analysis of crystals and concepts for modeling the properties of solids.


Translation is missing. Here is the German original:

Kenntnisse in Mechanik, Elektrizität und Wärme, Optik und Quantenphänomene, Quantenmechanik oder Quantenphysik und Statistik


Module imported from B.Sc. Physik.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Physics.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist durch seine Klassifikation als Experimentalmodul aus dem Master Physik (EM) beschränkt.

Recommended Reading

  • see (current) course catalog

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2016/17. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

  • Winter 2016/17
  • Summer 2018
  • Winter 2018/19
  • Winter 2019/20
  • Winter 2020/21 (no corresponding element)
  • Summer 2021 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2021/22 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2022/23 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2023/24 (no corresponding element)

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