Basics: Atomic bonding in solids, crystal structure, reciprocal space
Metals: Free electron model, Bloch’s theorem, band theory, tight binding, scattering
Transport: electrical and thermal, thermoelectric effects, static magnetic fields
Semiconductors: basic theory, junctions
Lattice vibrations: classical and QM theory, inelastic scattering, anharmonicity, dielectrics and optical properties
Magnetism: general overview, ESR, de Haas-van Alphen effect, excitations
All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.