## 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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At the boundaries Kmax = + Tla of the Brillouin zone the solution u, = u exp(isKa)

does not represent a traveling

boundaries sKmaxa = +st, whence u, = u exp(+ ist) = u (-1) . (12) This is a

standing

At the boundaries Kmax = + Tla of the Brillouin zone the solution u, = u exp(isKa)

does not represent a traveling

**wave**, but a standing**wave**. At the zoneboundaries sKmaxa = +st, whence u, = u exp(+ ist) = u (-1) . (12) This is a

standing

**wave**: ...Page 177

The energy gap Eg shown is associated with the first Bragg reflection at k = + Tla;

other gaps are found at + nt/a, for integral values of n. made up of equal parts of

The energy gap Eg shown is associated with the first Bragg reflection at k = + Tla;

other gaps are found at + nt/a, for integral values of n. made up of equal parts of

**waves**traveling to the right and to the left. When the Bragg reflection condition k ...Page 274

For a real, K is real and a transverse electromagnetic

phase velocity cle”. • e real and < 0. For a real, K is imaginary and the

damped with a characteristic length 1/|K|. • e complex. For a real, K is complex

and ...

For a real, K is real and a transverse electromagnetic

**wave**propagates with thephase velocity cle”. • e real and < 0. For a real, K is imaginary and the

**wave**isdamped with a characteristic length 1/|K|. • e complex. For a real, K is complex

and ...

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### Contents

PERIODIC ARRAYS OF ATOMS | 3 |

INDEX SYSTEM FOR CRYSTAL PLANES | 12 |

NONIDEAL CRYSTAL STRUCTURES | 21 |

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