Aug 23 T Lecture # 1 - Evidence for crystals, Bravias lattice, Point group, Space group. Read Kittel Chapter 1: Crystal Structure 25 R Lecture # 2 - sc,fcc,bcc,hcp; Primitive basis vectors, Primitive cells, Wigner-Seitz cells, Miller indices. 30 T Lecture # 3 - Fourier series. Read Kittel Chapter 2: Wave Diffraction and the Reciprocal Lattice Sep 1 R Lecture # 4 - Reciprocal lattice. 6 T Lecture # 5 - Bragg Scattering, Diffraction conditions, Laue equations. 8 R Lecture # 6 - Ewald construction, First Brillouin zone, Structure factor. 13 T Lecture # 7 - Read Kittel Chapter 3: Crystal Binding and Elastic Constants (skim lightly pp 73-84) 15 R Lecture # 8 - 20 T Lecture # 9 - 22 R Lecture #10 - 27 T Lecture #11 - 29 R Lecture #12 - ... Chapter 10: Superconductivity