Fundamentals of Condensed Matter Physics (Hardcover)

Marvin L. Cohen, Steven G. Louie

  • 出版商: Cambridge
  • 出版日期: 2016-05-26
  • 售價: $1,360
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,333
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 460
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0521513316
  • ISBN-13: 9780521513319
  • 相關分類: 物理學 Physics

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Based on an established course and covering the fundamentals, central areas and contemporary topics of this diverse field, Fundamentals of Condensed Matter Physics is a much-needed textbook for graduate students. The book begins with an introduction to the modern conceptual models of a solid from the points of view of interacting atoms and elementary excitations. It then provides students with a thorough grounding in electronic structure and many-body interactions as a starting point to understand many properties of condensed matter systems - electronic, structural, vibrational, thermal, optical, transport, magnetic and superconducting - and methods to calculate them. Taking readers through the concepts and techniques, the text gives both theoretically and experimentally inclined students the knowledge needed for research and teaching careers in this field. It features 246 illustrations, 9 tables and 100 homework problems, as well as numerous worked examples, for students to test their understanding.

-A much-needed textbook for graduate students, covering all the fundamentals and central areas as well as contemporary topics
-Features 246 illustrations, 9 tables and 100 homework problems for students to test their understanding
-Takes readers through the concepts and techniques to give them a strong understanding

Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Concepts: Electrons and Phonons:
1. Concept of a solid: qualitative introduction and overview
2. Electrons in crystals
3. Electronic energy bands
4. Lattice vibrations and phonons
Part II. Electron Intercations, Dynamics and Responses:
5. Electron dynamics in crystals
6. Many-electron interactions: the interacting electron gas and beyond
7. Density functional theory
8. The dielectric function for solids
Part III. Optical and Transport Phenomena:
9. Electronic transitions and optical properties of solids
10. Electron-phonon interactions
11. Dynamics of crystal electrons in a magnetic field
12. Fundamentals of transport phenomena in solids
Part IV. Superconductivity, Magnetism, and Lower Dimensional Systems:
13. Using many-body techniques
14. Superconductivity
15. Magnetism
16. Reduced-dimensional systems and nanostructures