## 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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Laue

may be expressed in another way to give what are called the Laue

**Equation**(23) is another statement of the Bragg condition (1). The result of ...Laue

**Equations**The original result (21) of diffraction theory, namely that Ak = G,may be expressed in another way to give what are called the Laue

**equations**.Page 184

G G k The wave

* = eX C(k)e" (26) R 2m G k k Each Fourier component must have the same

coefficient on both sides of the

G ...

G G k The wave

**equation**is obtained as the sum: 2 X. +-eco e" + X > UGC(k)e^**** = eX C(k)e" (26) R 2m G k k Each Fourier component must have the same

coefficient on both sides of the

**equation**. Thus (A. – e C(k) + 2 UCC(k - G)=0 . (27)G ...

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Solution of the Central

: (A. – e)C(k) + 2 UCC(k - G) = 0 (31) G represents a set of simultaneous linear

It ...

Solution of the Central

**Equation Equation**(27) may be called the central**equation**: (A. – e)C(k) + 2 UCC(k - G) = 0 (31) G represents a set of simultaneous linear

**equations**that connect the coefficients C(k - G) for all reciprocal lattice vectors G.It ...

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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