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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by Peter E. Blöchl - TU Clausthal
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; etc.
by Chetan Nayak - University of California
From the table of contents: What is Condensed Matter Physics? Length, time, energy scales; Review of Quantum Mechanics; Review of Statistical Mechanics; Broken Translational Invariance in the Solid State; Electronic Bands.
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 Frank Göhmann - arXiv.org
This is an introduction to the basic concepts, meaning that the emphasis is on the single-particle aspects. The emphasis is on the explanation of concepts and basic ideas, and the justification of the use of simplified 'model Hamiltonians'.