Solid State Physics
by Peter E. Blöchl
Publisher: TU Clausthal 2012
Number of pages: 205
Contents: The covalent bond; The use of symmetry; From bonds to bands; From atoms to solids; The Standard model of solid-state physics; Spin orbitals; Many-Particle wave functions; The Hartree-Fock approximation; Density functional theory; Electronic structure methods and the PAW method; Born-Oppenheimer approximation and Classical Limit; etc.
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by Steven H. Simon - Oxford University
Contents: Physics of Solids without Considering Microscopic Structure; Putting Materials Together; Toy Models of Solids in One Dimension; Geometry of Solids; Neutron and X-Ray Diffraction; Electrons in Solids; Magnetism and Mean Field Theories.
by Brent Fultz - Caltech
The literature on vibrational thermodynamics of materials is reviewed. The emphasis is on metals and alloys, especially on the progress over the last decade in understanding differences in the vibrational entropy of different alloy phases.
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