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- Introduction to mesoscopic transport: Basic length and the corresponding energy and time scales in metals. Drudé model; Diffusion equation and Einstein relation; classical size effects. Basic physics of electrical conduction, Concept of Ballistic and Diffusive Transport, atomistic views of electron transport to understand what makes electron flow, electron transport in a one-level model, quantum of conductance, coulomb blockade, quantum interpretation of capacitance, level broadening, open-systems, coherent transport, Non-equilibrium density matrix, Transmission Spectra, Landauer-Büttike formalism, Green’s functions method, Incoherent electron transport due to electron-phonon couplings Electronic Device Junctions: Band bending due to Metal-Semiconductor, Semiconductor-Semiconductor Junctions; Ohmic and Schottky Junctions
- Magneto-transport at low dimension: Introduction to Classical and quantum Hall effect, Integral Quantum Hall effect, Fractional Quantum Hall effect, Non Abelian quantum Hall states
- Magnetic order, Concept of Single domain and Super-paramgnetism: Hydrogen atom problem, Hydrogen Molecule, heitler-london model, Idea of exchange interaction, Different kind of magnetic interaction. Minimization of total energy: formation of domain.. Single domain particle. Relaxation of Single domain particle. fokker planck equation. High barrier limit of a single domain particle, Single domain particle under magnetic field at finite temperature. Idea of instrumental time scale, blocking temperature. Dependence of blocking temperature on external parameters, Mossbauer Experiments.
- Magnetic Anisotropy, Magnetostriction, Magnetic Domains at lower dimension: Phenomenology of Magnetic anisotropy and Magnetostriction, Mechanism of different magnetic anisotropy: annealing effect, induced anisotropy, Magnetostatic energy of magnetic domain structures, types of magnetic domains and domain walls, effect of reduced dimensions on structure of domains and walls, micromagnetics,
- Thermal transport at nano-scale: Laws of macroscopic heat transfer and their limits, Electrons and Phonons, thermal properties of solid and fluids and thermal radiation. Basic of different simulation methods and experimental technique Solutions of the Boltzmann and Maxwell equations. Technique of Molecular dynamics simulations. First-principles based approaches Introductions to different forms of near-field microscopy and discuss their application in thermal science Experimental technique for nanoscale measurement.

- Theory of Quantum Transport at Nanoscale An Introduction, Ryndyk, Dmitry A., Springer.
- Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor, Supriyo Datta.
- A Paradigm Called Magnetism, Sushanta Datta Gupta, World scientific.
- Introduction to solid state Physics, C. Kittel, Wiley.
- Physics of ferromagnetism, S. Chikazumi, Springer.
- Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids, J. Ziman.
- Microscale and Nanoscale Heat Transfer, S. Volz (Ed.)