Title  ΘΕΩΡΗΤΙΚΗ ΣΤΑΤΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΣΤΕΡΕΑΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΤΑΣΗΣ / Theoretical Statistical Physics of the Solid State 
Code  ΓΘΕ206 
Faculty  Sciences 
School  Physics 
Cycle / Level  1st / Undergraduate 
Teaching Period  Winter 
Coordinator  Chariton Polatoglou 
Common  No 
Status  Active 
Course ID  40003037 
Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012today)
Registered students: 18
Orientation  Attendance Type  Semester  Year  ECTS 

Core  Special Election  7  4  4 
Academic Year  2019 – 2020 
Class Period  Winter 
Faculty Instructors 

Weekly Hours  3 
Class ID  600150581

Type of the Course
 Scientific Area
 Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
 Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
 Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course the students:
(1) are able to construct the theoretical simulation of a problem in solid state physics
(2) are able to create algorithms for the numerical solution of complex systems
General Competences
 Apply knowledge in practice
 Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
 Adapt to new situations
 Make decisions
 Work autonomously
 Work in an interdisciplinary team
 Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Computer simulation methods using the MonteCarlo technique of basic problems in
Condensed Matter Physics. Use of random numbers. Diffusion in lattices and in continuous
space, Random walks, Trapping phenomena,
Crystal growth and diffusion limited aggregation. Fractals and fractal dimension.
Probability distribution functions. Boxing techniques.
Educational Material Types
 Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
 Use of ICT in Course Teaching
 Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Course Organization
Activities  Workload  ECTS  Individual  Teamwork  Erasmus 

Lectures  42  1.4  
Written assigments  75  2.5  
Exams  3  0.1  
Total  120  4 
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
 Written Assignment (Formative)
 Oral Exams (Summative)
 Report (Summative)
Last Update
28062016