PHY 423: Solid State Physics II

Learning Outcomes
After studying the course, the student should be able to:
1. explain the dielectric properties of solid;
2. define dielectric constant, polarizability and susceptibility;
3. explain magnetization of materials;
4. differentiate between diamagnetism and Para magnetism;
5. differentiate between ferromagnetism and anti-ferromagnetis; and
6. explain magnetic resonance and the various imperfection in solids.

Course Contents
Dielectric properties. Magnetism: paramagnetism and diamagnetics. Ferromagnetism and
antiferromagnetism. Magnetic resonance. Imperfections in solids.