Lecture Notes for Solid State Physics
by Steven H. Simon
Publisher: Oxford University 2012
Number of pages: 269
Contents: Physics of Solids without Considering Microscopic Structure - The Early Days of Solid State; 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.
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by Manfred Sigrist - ETH Zurich
Contents: Electrons in the periodic crystal; Semiconductors; Metals - properties of interacting electrons; Landau's Theory of Fermi Liquids; Transport properties of metals; Magnetism in metals; Mott insulators and the magnetism of localized moments.
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'.
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 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.