Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Solid State Physics II FIZ452 8 4 + 0 8

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. NURGÜL AKINCI
Instructors Assist.Prof. NURGÜL AKINCI, Prof. YÜKSEL AYAZ, Assist.Prof. HALİT TAŞKIN
Goals To give students a basic, working knowledge of the theoretical and experimental concepts and have them successfull to apply methods used to study crystalline solids.
Contents Semiconductor crystals, Fermi surfaces, plasmon, polaron and polariton, optical processes and excitons, superconductivity, dielectrics, diamagnets and ferromagnets, defect crystalls and nanocrystals.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Evaulates the properties of semiconductor materials, and the doping requirements for their use in electronics,
2 Determines the optical properties of solids and the optical characterization of electronic excitations,
3 Analysis special material properties such as superconductivity, magnetism etc.,
4 Evaulates the differences about metals, semimetals and semiconductors by the energy band with examples.
5 Has a basic knowledege about nonotechnology and material sciences.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Solid State Physics II Lecture Notes (e-campus);Intoduction to Solid State Physics, Charles Kittel, Translator: B. Karaoğlu
Assessment Methods Elementary Solid State Physics: Principles and Applications, M. Ali Omar; Solid State Physics: Neil W. Ashcroft, N. David Mermin.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Semiconductor Crystals Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
2 Semiconductor Crystals (continued) Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
3 Fermi Surfaces Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
4 Fermi Surfaces (continued) Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
5 Plasmon, polaron and polariton Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
6 Plasmon, polaron and polariton (continued) Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
7 Optical processes and excitons Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
8 Optical processes and excitons Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
9 Midterm exam Students review the subjects and the solved problems in the class, continue solving other problems
10 Superconductivity Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
11 Superconductivity (continued) Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
12 Dielectrics Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
13 Diamagnets and ferromagnets Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.
14 Defect crystals and nanocrystals Students study related subject from sources and then join to lesson.



Sources
Textbook Solid State Physics II Lecture Notes (e-campus);Intoduction to Solid State Physics, Charles Kittel, Translator: B. Karaoğlu
Additional Resources Elementary Solid State Physics: Principles and Applications, M. Ali Omar; Solid State Physics: Neil W. Ashcroft, N. David Mermin.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the physics field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques.
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results.
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently. x
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically. x
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective.
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process. x
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously.
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level. x
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field.
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 50 50
Final examination 1 50 50
Total Work Load (h) 226
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 7.53
ECTS Credit of the Course 8