Bibliographic Details

Solid state physics [by] Neil W. Ashcroft [and] N. David Mermin.

Author / Creator Ashcroft, Neil W.
Imprint New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [c1976]
Description xxi, 826 p. illus. 25 cm.
Language English
Subject Solids
Solid state physics.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Mermin, N. David joint author.
ISBN 0030839939
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • The Drude Theory of Metals
  • The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals
  • Failures of the Free Electron Model
  • Crystal Lattices
  • The Reciprocal Lattice
  • Determination of Crystal Structures by X-Ray Diffraction
  • Classification of Bravais Lattices and Crystal Structures
  • Electron levels in a Periodic Potential: General Properties
  • Electrons in a Weak Periodic Potential
  • The Tight-Binding Method
  • Other Methods for Calculating Band Structure
  • The Semiclassical Model of Electron Dynamics
  • The Semiclassical Theory of Conduction in Metals
  • Measuring the Fermi Surface
  • Band Structure of Selected Metals
  • Beyond the Relaxation
  • Time Approximation
  • Beyond the Independent Electron Approximation
  • Surface Effects
  • Classification of Solids
  • Cohesive Energy
  • Failures of the Static Lattice Model
  • Classical Theory of the Harmonic Crystal
  • Quantum Theory of the Harmonic Crystal
  • Measuring Phonon Dispersion Relations
  • Anharmonic Effects in Crystals
  • Phonons in Metals
  • Dielectric Properties of Insulators
  • Homogeneous Semiconductors
  • Inhomogeneous Semiconductors
  • Defects in Crystals
  • Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism
  • Electron Interactions and Magnetic Structure
  • Magnetic Ordering
  • Superconductivity
  • Appendices