Physics of Solids and Nanoscale Structures (3303NSC)

This course covers in detail the physics and mathematics of periodic solids and some nanostructures: electron Bloch waves; bands; effective mass; holes; metals, insulators, semiconductors; scattering; transport; introductory superconductivity; introductory surface/interface physics; phonons; phonon specific heat; anharmonic properties of solids; point defects ; diffusion; dislocations and the strength of crystals; magnetic solids; magnetic, electronic and vibrational properties of some nanostructures.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 2

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Gold Coast Trimester 2Nathan Semester 2Nathan Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (40706) Open Monday 10:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Monday 11:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Friday 08:00 - 08:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Friday 09:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (40705) Open Tuesday 11:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G11 3.59
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Tuesday 12:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G11 3.59
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Wednesday 08:00 - 08:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Wednesday 09:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
2 September 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (41627) Open Monday 10:00 - 10:50
9 July 2018 - 6 August 2018,
20 August 2018 - 1 October 2018
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Monday 11:00 - 11:50
9 July 2018 - 6 August 2018,
20 August 2018 - 1 October 2018
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Friday 08:00 - 08:50
13 July 2018 - 10 August 2018,
24 August 2018 - 5 October 2018
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Friday 09:00 - 09:50
13 July 2018 - 10 August 2018,
24 August 2018 - 5 October 2018
N72 -2.10
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
2 September 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Environment and Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (41626) Open Tuesday 11:00 - 11:50
10 July 2018 - 7 August 2018,
21 August 2018 - 2 October 2018
G11 3.59
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Tuesday 12:00 - 12:50
10 July 2018 - 7 August 2018,
21 August 2018 - 2 October 2018
G11 3.59
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Wednesday 08:00 - 08:50
11 July 2018 - 8 August 2018,
22 August 2018 - 3 October 2018
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Wednesday 09:00 - 09:50
11 July 2018 - 8 August 2018,
22 August 2018 - 3 October 2018
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus