The Oxford Solid State Basics

Author: Steven H. Simon
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199680760
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This is a first undergraduate textbook in Solid State Physics or Condensed Matter Physics. While most textbooks on the subject are extremely dry, this book is written to be much more exciting, inspiring, and entertaining.

Exam Prep For The Oxford Solid State Basics

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Foundations Of Solid State Physics

Author: Siegmar Roth
Editor: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 3527345043
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An essential guide to solid state physics through the lens of dimensionality and symmetry Foundations of Solid State Physics introduces the essential topics of solid state physics as taught globally with a focus on understanding the properties of solids from the viewpoint of dimensionality and symmetry. Written in a conversational manner and designed to be accessible, the book contains a minimal amount of mathematics. The authors?noted experts on the topic?offer an insightful review of the basic topics, such as the static and dynamic lattice in real space, the reciprocal lattice, electrons in solids, and transport in materials and devices. The book also includes more advanced topics: the quasi-particle concept (phonons, solitons, polarons, excitons), strong electron-electron correlation, light-matter interactions, and spin systems. The authors' approach makes it possible to gain a clear understanding of conducting polymers, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, two-dimensional chalcogenides, perovskites and organic crystals in terms of their expressed dimension, topological connectedness, and quantum confinement. This important guide: -Offers an understanding of a variety of technology-relevant solid-state materials in terms of their dimension, topology and quantum confinement -Contains end-of-chapter problems with different degrees of difficulty to enhance understanding -Treats all classical topics of solid state physics courses - plus the physics of low-dimensional systems Written for students in physics, material sciences, and chemistry, lecturers, and other academics, Foundations of Solid State Physics explores the basic and advanced topics of solid state physics with a unique focus on dimensionality and symmetry.

Nanostructures And Nanotechnology

Author: Douglas Natelson
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521877008
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A carefully developed textbook focusing on the fundamental principles of nanoscale science and nanotechnology.

Solid State Chemistry And Its Applications

Author: Anthony R. West
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118676254
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Solid State Chemistry and its Applications, 2nd Edition: Student Edition is an extensive update and sequel to the bestselling textbook Basic Solid State Chemistry, the classic text for undergraduate teaching in solid state chemistry worldwide. Solid state chemistry lies at the heart of many significant scientific advances from recent decades, including the discovery of high-temperature superconductors, new forms of carbon and countless other developments in the synthesis, characterisation and applications of inorganic materials. Looking forward, solid state chemistry will be crucial for the development of new functional materials in areas such as energy, catalysis and electronic materials. This revised edition of Basic Solid State Chemistry has been completely rewritten and expanded to present an up-to-date account of the essential topics and recent developments in this exciting field of inorganic chemistry. Each section commences with a gentle introduction, covering basic principles, progressing seamlessly to a more advanced level in order to present a comprehensive overview of the subject. This new Student Edition includes the following updates and new features: Expanded coverage of bonding in solids, including a new section on covalent bonding and more extensive treatment of metallic bonding. Synthetic methods are covered extensively and new topics include microwave synthesis, combinatorial synthesis, mechano-synthesis, atomic layer deposition and spray pyrolysis. Revised coverage of electrical, magnetic and optical properties, with additional material on semiconductors, giant and colossal magnetoresistance, multiferroics, LEDs, fibre optics and solar cells, lasers, graphene and quasicrystals. Extended chapters on crystal defects and characterisation techniques. Published in full colour to aid comprehension. Extensive coverage of crystal structures for important families of inorganic solids is complemented by access to CrystalMaker® visualization software, allowing readers to view and rotate over 100 crystal structures in three dimensions. Solutions to exercises and supplementary lecture material are available online. Solid State Chemistry and its Applications, 2nd Edition: Student Edition is a must-have textbook for any undergraduate or new research worker studying solid state chemistry.

Optical Properties Of Solids

Author: Anthony Mark Fox
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198506126
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The innovative text gives an introductory treatment of the optical properties of solids. The fundamental principles of absorption, reflection, luminescence and light scattering are discussed for a wide range of materials, including crystalline insulators and semiconductors, glasses, metals,and molecular materials. Classical and quantum models are used as appropriate, and the phenomena are well illustrated using recent experimental data. A particular feature is the inclusion of many new topics that have come to the fore in recent years and have not previously been covered in othersolid state texts at this level. Examples include semiconductor quantum wells, organic semiconductors, vibronic solid state lasers and nonlinear optics.The book is primarily written for physicists, but it will also be useful for electrical engineers, materials scientists, and physical chemists. The subject material is developed in a tutorial style, and includes worked examples, exercises, and chapter summaries for revision.

Solid State Chemistry

Author: Lesley E. Smart
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439847924
Size: 13,20 MB
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Building a foundation with a thorough description of crystalline structures, Solid State Chemistry: An Introduction, Fourth Edition presents a wide range of the synthetic and physical techniques used to prepare and characterize solids. Going beyond basic science, the book explains and analyzes modern techniques and areas of research. The book covers: A range of synthetic and physical techniques used to prepare and characterize solids Bonding, superconductivity, and electrochemical, magnetic, optical, and conductive properties STEM, ionic conductivity, nanotubes and related structures such as graphene, metal organic frameworks, and FeAs superconductors Biological systems in synthesis, solid state modeling, and metamaterials This largely nonmathematical introduction to solid state chemistry includes basic crystallography and structure determination, as well as practical examples of applications and modern developments to offer students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in real-life situations and serve them well throughout their degree course. New in the Fourth Edition Coverage of multiferroics, graphene, and iron-based high temperature superconductors, the techniques available with synchrotron radiation, and metal organic frameworks (MOFs) More space devoted to electron microscopy and preparative methods New discussion of conducting polymers in the expanded section on carbon nanoscience

Solid State Nmr

Author: David C. Apperley
Editor: Momentum Press
ISBN: 1606503529
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The power of nuclear magnetic resonance, NMR, for characterizing molecules dissolved in solution is widely acknowledged and NMR forms an essential component of undergraduate chemistry degrees. However, the application of NMR to the solid state is much less well appreciated. This text sets out the fundamental principles of solid-state NMR, explaining how NMR in solids differs from that in solution, showing how the various interactions of NMR can be manipulated to yield high-resolution spectra and to give information on local structure and dynamics in solids. This book aims to take some of the mystique out of solid-state NMR by providing a comprehensible discussion of the methodology, including the basic concepts and a practical guide to implementation of the experiments. A basic knowledge of solution-state NMR is assumed and is only briefly covered. The text is intended for those in academia and industry expecting to use solid-state NMR in their research and looking for an accessible introduction to the field. It will also be valuable for non-experts interested in learning how NMR can be usefully applied to solid systems. Detailed mathematical treatments are delayed to a chapter at the mid-point of the text and can be skipped. Introductions to experiments and numerical simulations are provided to help link NMR results to experimental practice. The different aspects of solid-state NMR, from basic pulse-and-acquire experiments to sophisticated techniques for the measurement of anisotropy information are presented. Examples illustrate the wide variety of applications of the technique and its complementarity to other solid-state characterization techniques such as X-ray diffraction. Various aspects of NMR crystallography are covered as are topics of motion in solids.

Statistical Mechanics Of Solids

Author: Louis A. Girifalco
Editor: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195167171
Size: 18,87 MB
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This monograph, suitable for use as an advanced text, presents the statistical mechanics of solids from the perspective of the material properties of the solid state. The statistical mechanics are developed as a tool for understanding properties and each chapter includes useful exercises to illustrate the topics covered. Topics discussed include the theory of the harmonic crystal, the theory of free electrons in metal and semiconductors, electron transport, alloy ordering, surfaces and polymers.

Basic Semiconductor Physics

Author: Martin Stutzmann
Editor: Wiley-VCH
ISBN: 9783527407842
Size: 14,22 MB
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This essential new title provides the basics, both theoretical and from recent experiments, that enable students to understand the physics of modern semiconductor devices and applications. Written in a clear language, the textbook serves as an introduction to the fundamental ideas of solid state and quantum physics and as a prerequisite for understanding semiconductor materials science. Featuring more than 100 figures and end-of-chapter problems, the book is an ideal companion for students and lecturers in a Bachelor course. Graduate students in semiconductor physics, condensed matter physics, and electrical engineering will also find this a useful textbook and reference work.