Introduction to Solid State Physics
Instructor: ±i©úõ, Office: A2131
Textbook: Introduction to Solid State Physics, the 8th edition, by C. Kittel
Grading: homework (30%), midterm exam (35%), final exam (35%)
Required background: Fourier analysis, quantum physics, statistical physics
References:
Solid State Physics, by H. Ibach and H. Lüth
Solid State Physics, by N. Ashcroft and D. Mermin
(graduate level, but very good!)
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The first semester covers the basics of solid state physics (click to get pdf files)

Chap 3 Crystal binding and elastic constants  skip
The second semester covers various independent topics

Chap 13 Magnetic resonance  skip
Chap 16 Dielectrics and ferroelectrics  skip