This note describes the
following topics: Quantization, Photons, Free electrons, empty lattice
approximation, Metals, Fermi surfaces, Metals, Fermi surfaces, plane wave
method, tight binding, Graphene, carbon nanotubes, photoemission, Semiconductors, Free electrons in a magnetic field , Landau levels, Quantum Hall
Effect, Landau levels, Linear response theory , Optical properties of
insulators, Optical properties of metals, Boltzmann equation, Thermoelectric
effects, Crystal physics, Structural phase transitions / electron screening,
Single-electron effects, Hubbard model, Peierls transition , Landau's theory of
a Fermi liquid, phonons, Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, Landau theory of phase
transition, Superconductivitys.

**Author(s):** Peter Hadley

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