Recommended texts

Kittel Introduction to Solid State Physics Wiley (Also useful for 3rd and 4th years)

Ashcroft & Mermin Solid State Physics (Towards research level but still accessible)

Hook & Hall Solid State Physics Manchester Series

Turton The Physics of Solids (Less mathematical)
Lectures
Part 1 Lattices
Lecture 1.1 Introduction & packing
Lecture 1.4 Reciprocal lattice
Workshop 1; Workshop 1 solutions
Part 2 Phonons
Lecture 2.1 Waves & 1D phonons
Lecture 2.2 Diatomic 1D phonons; Mathematica: 1D phonons including animations
Lecture 2.3 Acoustic and Optical phonons; Mathematica: Reststrahlen frequency algebra
Part 3 Heat Capacity
Lecture 3.1 Einstein model; Mathematica: Einstein heat capacity
Lecture 3.2 Debye model and k states; Mathematica: Debye density of states
Lecture 3.3 Debye model and comparison
Workshop 2; Workshop 2 solutions
Part 4 Electrons
Lecture 4.2 Hall and Sommerfeld
Lecture 4.3 Electrons in a periodic potential