By Charles P. Poole Jr.
This quantity is a translation and revision of the unique Russian model by way of Baryahktar. It covers the entire major fields excited about Condensed topic Physics, corresponding to crystallography, electric homes, fluids, magnetism, fabric homes, optics, radiation, semiconductors, and superconductivity, in addition to highlights of significant similar matters akin to quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics. either theoretical and experimental features of condensed subject are coated intimately.
The entries variety from very brief paragraphs on issues the place definitions are wanted, akin to Bloch's legislations, clathrate compound, donor, area, Kondo lattice, suggest unfastened course, and Wigner crystal, to lengthy discussions of extra normal or extra finished subject matters equivalent to antiferromagnetism, crystal lattice dynamics, dislocations, Fermi floor, Josephson influence, luminescence, magnetic movies, section transitions and semiconductors. the most theoretical methods to Condensed subject Physics are defined. There are a number of lengthy tables on, for instance, Bravais lattices, features of magnetic fabrics, devices of actual amounts, symmetry teams. The houses of the most components of the periodic desk are given.
Numerous entries no longer coated by means of usual strong country Physics texts
o The adiabatic approximation
Emphasis on fabrics now not mentioned in normal texts
o Activated carborn
o Delat phase
o Gunier-Preston zones
o Heterodesmic structures
o Heusler Alloys
o pressure and pressure deviators
· each one access is absolutely cross-referenced to aid monitoring down all points of a subject less than investigation
Highly illustrated to explain many options