## 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 slope of the curve is proportional to the

expansion coefficient vanishes as T-> 0, as we expect from Problem 5. In lowest

order the

The slope of the curve is proportional to the

**thermal**expansion coefficient. Theexpansion coefficient vanishes as T-> 0, as we expect from Problem 5. In lowest

order the

**thermal**expansion does not involve the symmetric term fr” in U(x), but ...Page 137

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a highly purified crystal of sodium fluoride, after 1 I I I I I H. E. jackson, C. T.

Walker, and T. F. 1 2 5 10 20 50 10° McNelly. Temperature, K free path which

enters ...

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**Thermal**conductivity, in W cm” K” g g ~ 2,_ _ Figure 18**Thermal**conductivity ofa highly purified crystal of sodium fluoride, after 1 I I I I I H. E. jackson, C. T.

Walker, and T. F. 1 2 5 10 20 50 10° McNelly. Temperature, K free path which

enters ...

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If 7 is taken as independent of the mode K, show that F is a minimum with respect

to A when BA = yiihm coth (ha)/2lq;T), and show that this may be written in terms

of the

If 7 is taken as independent of the mode K, show that F is a minimum with respect

to A when BA = yiihm coth (ha)/2lq;T), and show that this may be written in terms

of the

**thermal**energy density as A = 'yU(T)/B. (c) Show that on the Debye model ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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