Phy 6018  Materials Science Credit - 3 Hrs.

Classification of materials; Crystalline and amorphous materials; Metallic, semiconducting, insulating, dielectric, piezoelectric, ferroelectric and pyroelectric materials; Properties of metals and non-metals; Diffusion mechanisms: diffusion in superionic conductors, high temperature superconducting ceramics and amorphous materials; Electrical properties of alloys, ceramics and polymers; Magnetic properties of magnetoresistive, magnetocaloric and other advanced magnetic materials; Application of advanced materials; Materials of the future.