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Special Problems in Advanced Physics; Group Theory in Condensed Matter Physics

An introduction to the theory of finite groups, and its use in understanding quantum mechanics of the solid state. Topics cover the theories of representation, point group, double group and space group as applied to problems on molecular orbitals, spin-orbit interaction, crystal field and band theory, quantum transitions etc.

Sister Courses: PHYS798, PHYS798B, PHYS798D, PHYS798E, PHYS798I, PHYS798J, PHYS798L, PHYS798N, PHYS798Q, PHYS798S, PHYS798T, PHYS798U, PHYS798Z

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Average GPA: 3.42 between 9 students

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