Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Elements of solid state physics
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Nanotechnologies For Ict Engineering - Torino/Grenoble/Losanna
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Allia Paolo Maria Eugenio Icilio ORARIO RICEVIMENTO     1.5 0.5 0 0 3
SSD CFU Activities Area context
FIS/03 2 D - A scelta dello studente A scelta dello studente
Objectives of the course
Aim of the course is to provide the basic information of solid state physics required to develop the technology of micro- and nanosystems.
General physics and analysis.
Review of electronic band structure and concepts. Electron states and conduction mechanisms in metals and semiconductors.
Semiconductor physics.
Role of surface and interfaces. Surface and interface states. Schottky junction. Heterojunctions.
Confinement effects in nanostructured systems (dots, thin films and multilayers).
Spin transport and magnetisation switching in magnetic nanostructures.
teacher's notes
Revisions / Exam
written examination

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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