## 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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_: We may arrange the origin, which we have called the associated lattice point,

so that 0 S xj, yj, zj S 1. Primitive Lattice Cell The parallelepiped defined by

primitive axes a1, a2, a3 is called a

type of ...

_: We may arrange the origin, which we have called the associated lattice point,

so that 0 S xj, yj, zj S 1. Primitive Lattice Cell The parallelepiped defined by

primitive axes a1, a2, a3 is called a

**primitive cell**(Fig. 5b). A**primitive cell**is atype of ...

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All other pairs shown of a1 and a2 may be taken as the primitive translation

vectors of the lattice. The parallelograms 1, 2, 3 are equal in area and any of

them could be taken as the

of a ...

All other pairs shown of a1 and a2 may be taken as the primitive translation

vectors of the lattice. The parallelograms 1, 2, 3 are equal in area and any of

them could be taken as the

**primitive cell**. The parallelogram 4 has twice the areaof a ...

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A

vectors are shown in Fig. I2. ...

point, but the conventional bcc cell contains two lattice points, and the fcc cell ...

A

**primitive cell**of the bcc lattice is shown in Fig. ll, and the primitive translationvectors are shown in Fig. I2. ...

**Primitive cells**by definition contain only one latticepoint, but the conventional bcc cell contains two lattice points, and the fcc cell ...

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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