## 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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The primitive translation vectors of the reciprocal lattice are found from the

standard presciiption (13): b, = (21r/a)x ; b2 = (211/a)y ; b3 = (211/a)i . (27b) Here

the reciprocal lattice is itself a simple cubic lattice, now of

The primitive translation vectors of the reciprocal lattice are found from the

standard presciiption (13): b, = (21r/a)x ; b2 = (211/a)y ; b3 = (211/a)i . (27b) Here

the reciprocal lattice is itself a simple cubic lattice, now of

**lattice constant**211/a.Page 66

From measurements on the gas phase we have predicted the

the crystal. Cohesive Energy The cohesive energy of inert gas crystals at

absolute zero and at zero pressure is obtained by substituting (12) and (14) in (

11): u,,, ...

From measurements on the gas phase we have predicted the

**lattice constant**ofthe crystal. Cohesive Energy The cohesive energy of inert gas crystals at

absolute zero and at zero pressure is obtained by substituting (12) and (14) in (

11): u,,, ...

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_ L a

Brillouin zone with reciprocal

eET. The Bloch frequency of the motion is cog = 211'/T = eEA/ft. The electron ...

_ L a

**constant**electric field parallel to k is fidk/dt = —eE or, for motion across aBrillouin zone with reciprocal

**lattice**vector G = 211/A, we have fiC = F1211/A =eET. The Bloch frequency of the motion is cog = 211'/T = eEA/ft. The electron ...

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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