## Introduction to solid state physics |

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Crystal. Structure. PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS 4 Crystal translation vectors

and lattices 5 Symmetry operations 9 The basis and the

Primitive lattice cell 1 1 FUNDAMENTAL TYPES OF LATTICES 12 Two-

dimensional ...

Crystal. Structure. PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS 4 Crystal translation vectors

and lattices 5 Symmetry operations 9 The basis and the

**crystal structure**9Primitive lattice cell 1 1 FUNDAMENTAL TYPES OF LATTICES 12 Two-

dimensional ...

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tary ideas about the language, sufficient to describe the geometry of simple

in space of identical structural units. In the simplest crystals such as copper, silver

, ...

tary ideas about the language, sufficient to describe the geometry of simple

**crystal structures**. An ideal crystal is constructed by the infinite regular repetitionin space of identical structural units. In the simplest crystals such as copper, silver

, ...

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We often use the primitive translation vectors to define the crystal axes a, b, c

although nonprimitive crystal axes may be used ... Symmetry Operations In

describing a

is the ...

We often use the primitive translation vectors to define the crystal axes a, b, c

although nonprimitive crystal axes may be used ... Symmetry Operations In

describing a

**crystal structure**there are four important questions to answer: Whatis the ...

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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absolute zero absorption alkali alloy antiferromagnet applied field applied magnetic field atoms axis boundary Brillouin zone calculated Chapter charge components conduction band conduction electrons critical field crystal structure cubic defined density dielectric constant diffraction dipole direction dislocation dispersion relation elastic electric field electron gas energy gap entropy equation equilibrium excited exciton experimental F center Fermi surface ferroelectric ferromagnetic Figure free electron frequency function given heat capacity hole impurity interaction ionic ions lattice constant lattice points low temperatures magnetic field magnon Meissner effect metal momentum motion nearest neighbors neutron normal nuclear nucleus optical orbital paramagnetic particle phase phonon Phys physics plane polarizability polarization positive potential primitive cell quantum reciprocal lattice vector region resonance result room temperature scattering semiconductor shown in Fig solid specimen sphere spin superconducting susceptibility theory thermal tion transition temperature unit vacancies valence band velocity wave wavefunction wavelength wavevector x-ray