Atomic and Electronic Structure of Solids
by Efthimios Kaxiras (9780521523394)

Atomic and Electronic Structure of Solids
 
Efthimios Kaxiras
Release Date: 15 Jan 2003
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 700
Category: Condensed Matter Physics (liquid State & Solid State Physics)
ISBN: 9780521523394
ISBN-10: 0521523397



This text is a modern treatment of the theory of solids. The core of the book deals with the physics of electron and phonon states in crystals and how they determine the structure and properties of the solid. The discussion uses density functional theory as a starting point and covers electronic and optical phenomena, magnetism and superconductivity. There is also an extensive treatment of defects in solids, including point defects, dislocations, surfaces and interfaces. A number of modern topics where the theory of solids applies are also explored, including quasicrystals, amorphous solids, polymers, metal and semiconductor clusters, carbon nanotubes and biological macromolecules. Numerous examples are presented in detail and each chapter is accompanied by problems and suggested further readings. An extensive set of appendices provides all the necessary background for deriving all the results discussed in the main body of the text.

AUD $135.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Efthimios Kaxiras titles like "Atomic and Electronic Structure of Solids"



Write a customer review of Atomic and Electronic Structure of Solids.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide