Physics 240A
Condensed Matter Physics

Course information

Instructor: Rena Zieve
Office: 243 Physics
Lab: 232 Physics
Office Hours: 10:00-11:00 Monday, 10:30-11:30 Tuesday
E-mail: zieve(at)
TA:Yuxi Zhang
Office:404 Physics
Office Hour:11:00-noon Thursday


Late homework policy: homework can be turned one class after the deadline for a 50% penalty. (I.e., I divide your score by two when calculating grades.)

Problem Set 1, due in class Tuesday October 9, and Solutions
Problem Set 2, due in class Tuesday October 16


Course Info


The midterm will be on Friday November 2 at 4:30 PM. I will try to make it an 80-minute test, but everyone will be welcome to work on it for a full two hours.