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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code PH627
Subject Title Computational Solid State Physics

Syllabus

1. The Kronig-Penney model.
2. N-particle linear chain model.
3. Scalar potental in the cylindrical magnet.
4. Parallel-plate capacitor in two dimensions.
5. Heat flow in a metal bar.
6. Semiclassical quantization of molecular vibrations: Bohr-Sommerfeld quantization for bound states of the Lennard-Jones Potential
7. Hartree-Fock solutions of small atomic systems in the filling approximation.
8. Ground state of many electron system using density functional theory (DFT).
9. Calculation of energy bands in crystals.
10. Two-dimensional Ising model using the algorithm of Metropolis et al.
11. Partial wave solution of quantum scattering.

Text Books

Same as Reference

References

1. Computational physics, Fortran version, Koonin, Steven E, Perseus books.
2. Computational methods for electromagnetics and microwaves, Richard C. Booton, Jr., Wiley.
3. Computational methods in solid state physics, V. V. Nemoshkalenko and V. N. Anatov, CRC Press.
4. A first course in computational physics, Paul L. DeVries, Javier E. Hasbun, Jones & Bartlet.