Solid State Physics

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976 - Solid-state physics - 826 pages
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This book provides an introduction to the field of solid state physics for undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science.

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User Review  - Bikash Kanungo - Goodreads

A lifetime friend for any condensed matter physicist. The sequence of the topics appears to be very thoughtful. Every mathematical result or theory is supported with physical insight and exercise ... Read full review

Review: Solid State Physics

User Review  - Bikash Kanungo - Goodreads

A lifetime friend for any condensed matter physicist. The sequence of the topics appears to be very thoughtful. Every mathematical result or theory is supported with physical insight and exercise ... Read full review

Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals
1
Failures of the Free Electron Model
57
The facecentered cubic elements
72
Copyright

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About the author (1976)

N. David Mermin is Horace White Professor of Physics Emeritus at Cornell University. He has received the Lilienfeld Prize of the American Physical Society and the Klopsteg Award of the American Association of Physics Teachers. He is a member of the U. S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Mermin has written on quantum foundational issues for several decades, and is known for the clarity and wit of his scientific writings. Among his other books are Solid State Physics (with N. W. Ashcroft, Thomson Learning 1976), Boojums all the Way Through (Cambridge University Press 1990), and It's about Time: Understanding Einstein's Relativity (Princeton University Press 2005).

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