SUNY-Geneseo/Physics & Astronomy

PHYS 386: Solid State Physics

Spring 2017

2014 was the International Year of Crystallography

Course Information:

Dr. Mclean's home page
Syllabus Required Course Materials  

Course Web Links:

Full course website at myCourses.geneseo Get Acrobat reader
  Cool crystal structure website
(available thanks to the wayback machine.)

Computer Demos

Here is an image showing the band structure at a diode junction.

About the Background:

The Brillouin Zones of a square net, out to 7th zone.  Open circles are reciprocal lattice vectors which have been bisected to get the red lines.