## 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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2.0 — Entropy in m] mol'l K" 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 Temperature, K Figure 6

Entropy S of aluminum in the

the temperature. The entropy is lower in the superconducting state because the ...

2.0 — Entropy in m] mol'l K" 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 Temperature, K Figure 6

Entropy S of aluminum in the

**normal**and superconducting states as a function ofthe temperature. The entropy is lower in the superconducting state because the ...

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Now consider a

of a metal in the

independent of field. At the critical field we have FN(Bac) *: FN(0) - (7) The results

...

Now consider a

**normal**nonmagnetic metal. If we neglect the small susceptibility”of a metal in the

**normal**state, then M = 0 and the energy of the**normal**metal isindependent of field. At the critical field we have FN(Bac) *: FN(0) - (7) The results

...

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On the two-fluid model of a superconductor we assume that at temperatures 0 < T

< To the current density may be written as the sum of the contributions of

and superconducting electrons: j = j.N + js, where jN = ooE and js is given by ...

On the two-fluid model of a superconductor we assume that at temperatures 0 < T

< To the current density may be written as the sum of the contributions of

**normal**and superconducting electrons: j = j.N + js, where jN = ooE and js is given by ...

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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