Lectures: TR 0915--1030, UPL 110
Office Hours: Tue., Thu., 11:00-12:00 in 617 Keen, or by appointment.
Course Description: Advanced topics in condensed matter physics.
Prerequisites: PHZ 5491 (Condensed Matter I).
Course Web Page: http://www.physics.fsu.edu/courses/Spring09/PHZ5492/
Course Work: Throughout the course there will be on the order of 6 homework assignments (70% of grade) and a take home final exam (30% of grade)..
Absence: Please inform me in advance of any excused absence (e.g., religious holiday) on the day an assignment is due. If the absence is known in advance, you can hand the homework in early. Missed assignments due to unexpected absences will be handled on a case by case basis.
ADA Statement: Students with disabilities needing academic accommodation should: (1) register with and provide documentation to the Student Disability Resource Center; (2) bring a letter to the instructor indicating the need for accommodation and what type. Please do this during the first week of class.
Honor Code: Students are expected to uphold the Academic Honor Code published in the Florida State University Bulletin and the Student Handbook. The Academic Honor Systems of Florida State University is based on the premise that each student has the responsibility to (1) uphold the highest standards of academic integrity in the student's own work, (2) refuse to tolerate violations of academic integrity in the university community, and (3) foster a high sense of integrity and social responsibility on the part of the university community.