A Course in Solid State Physics
by Mark Jarrell
Publisher: Louisiana State University 2001
A complete text/lecture notes for an introductory graduate level course in Solid State Physics. Topics covered are chemical bonding, crystal structures and symmetry, crystal diffraction, crystal lattice dynamics, quantum theory of neutron scattering, thermal properties of crystal lattices, electronic Fermi liquid, band structure of solids, magnetism, electronic transport, superconductivity, dielectric properties of materials, semiconductors.
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