## Introduction to Solid State PhysicsNew 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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Figure 4 In the ground state of a system of N free electrons the occupied orbitals

of the system fill a sphere of radius kr, where er = h^k£/2m is the energy of an

electron having a wavevector kE. k, D(e) Figure 5

as ...

Figure 4 In the ground state of a system of N free electrons the occupied orbitals

of the system fill a sphere of radius kr, where er = h^k£/2m is the energy of an

electron having a wavevector kE. k, D(e) Figure 5

**Density**of single-particle statesas ...

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Taking the effective fields on the two-sublattice model of an antiferromagnetic as

BA = Ba - uMB - eMA ; BB = Ba - uMA - eMB , show that _6_ _ " + e TN A - e 4.

Magnetoelastic coupling. In a cubic crystal the elastic energy

the ...

Taking the effective fields on the two-sublattice model of an antiferromagnetic as

BA = Ba - uMB - eMA ; BB = Ba - uMA - eMB , show that _6_ _ " + e TN A - e 4.

Magnetoelastic coupling. In a cubic crystal the elastic energy

**density**in terms ofthe ...

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Debye temperature, 122 table, 126 Debye-Waller factor, 632 Defects,

paramagnetic, 499 Deficit semiconductors, 222 Degeneracy, 145 Degenerate

semiconductor, 286 Demagnetization, isentropic, 431 Demagnetization factors,

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Debye temperature, 122 table, 126 Debye-Waller factor, 632 Defects,

paramagnetic, 499 Deficit semiconductors, 222 Degeneracy, 145 Degenerate

semiconductor, 286 Demagnetization, isentropic, 431 Demagnetization factors,

504

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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