Introduction to solid state physics

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Wiley, 1996 - Science - 673 pages
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New edition of the most widely-used textbook on solid state physics in the world. Describes how the excitations and imperfections of actual solids can be understood with simple models that have firmly established scope and power. The foundation of this book is based on experiment, application and theory. Several significant advances in the field have been added including high temperature superconductors, quasicrystals, nanostructures, superlattices, Bloch/Wannier levels, Zener tunneling, light-emitting diodes and new magnetic materials.

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User Review  - Drew Pearce - Goodreads

I feel this book suffered from over editing. I bought myself the very latest version of this and found a lot of the explanations confused and unenlightening. After having spoke to my supervisor he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scwoolf - Goodreads

Admittedly, this text can be a little sparse, but I was captivated by the subject matter and referenced it in subsequent school work / out of personal interest. Some people prefer Ashcroft & Mermin, which apparently includes more in the way of detailed explanations / derivations. Read full review

Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE
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INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES
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NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES
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