In universe, matter is observable in everyday life in four states: solid, liquid, gas and plasma. There are other states of mater known to exist only under extreme situations. Matter, whatever the states, is made of atoms. The states are defined in terms of interatomic distance, atomic arrangement and atomic ionization in matter. In solid state of matter, the arrangement of atoms forms different structure of materials. The structure of materials is the key deciding factor for different kind of properties, such as thermal, electrical, optical, magnetic, dielectric etc. In this course we will learn the structure of solid materials and their different physical properties along with underlying physics.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : B.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Electronics ,B.E and B.Tech in Material Science,Metallurgy, Cryogenics, Electronics
PRE-REQUISITES : Nil
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Solid state physics has the most striking impact on the solid state electronics. The industries of electronics, telecommunication and
instrumentation will recognize this course.