Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Band Theory Of Solids FIZ 442 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses It is suggested to be taken Solid State Physics and Quantum Mechanics
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NAGİHAN DELİBAŞ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NAGİHAN DELİBAŞ,
Course Assistants Solid State Physics group research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to give basic knowledge about solid state physics subjects and to prepare the technological base mechanism
Course Content Free electron model, Nearly free electron model, Band structure of solids, Optical and electrical properties of solids, p-n junction and properties of semiconduntors.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Can describe the atomic interaction to take place a matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Know the free electron model and understand for which solid can the model apply. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to identify the electrical properties of the metal. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Can identify the band theory of solid. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 To be able to distinguish the undoped and doped semiconductors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Know the electrical properties of the semiconductors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
7 Understand the p-n junction of the semiconductors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
8 Can define the transistors. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
9 To be able to know the importance of the heterojunction. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Atomic forces [2] Page 1-11
2 Free electron model [2] Page 12-33
3 Conductivity of metals [2] Page 12-33
4 Clasical model and Bloch Quantum theory for electrical conductivitiy [2] Page 34-48
5 Density of states [2] Page 34-48
6 Density of occupyedstates [2] Page 130-149
7 Band theory of solid [1] Page 193-218
8 Hole concept [1] Page 193-218
9 MIDTERM
10 Extrinsic and intrinsic semiconductors [1] Page 205-219
11 Electrical and optical properties of semiconductors [1] Page 219-238
12 p-n junction [1] Page 219-238
13 Transistors [1] Page 269-294
14 Heterojunction structure [2] Page 308-325
Resources
Course Notes [1] Kittel, C. Katıhal Fiziğine Giriş, çev. B. Karaoğlu, Güven Yay., 1996, İstanbul.
Course Resources [2] Kittel, C., Quantum Theory of Solids John Wiley&Sons Pub., 1987, New York.
[3] OReilly E., Quantum Theory of Solids,Taylor&Francis Pub., 2002, New York.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively. X
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results, X
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility, X
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal. X
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability, X
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 7
2. Kısa Sınav 8
1. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 124
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.96
dersAKTSKredisi 5