J. P. Srivastava’s Elements of Solid State Physics is a comprehensive book for the course in Solid State Physics for B. Sc. (Honours.) and M. Sc. Students, and for the students of electrical/electronic and similar branches of engineering. It covers topics like semiconductors, dielectrics, crystal structures and chemical bonds, super conductors, magnetic materials and nano materials. This third edition details exclusively on the specific nature of primary and secondary bonds distinguished. It has a new section on the Fermi Level in Extrinsic Semiconductors and offers a conceptualized view of Burgers vector and a precise yet elaborate account of grain boundaries. Two new sections on The Limit of Smallness and Hazard, and Hope and Hype are also added. Some of the other concepts covered in the book are The Crystalline State, Atomic Cohesion and Crystal Binding, Reciprocal Lattice and Determination of Crystal Structure, Lattice Vibrations, Thermal Properties of Solids, Free Electron Theory of Metals, Electron Energy Bands, Mobile Electrons and Fermi Surfaces, Semiconductors, Theory of Dielectrics: Applications to Plasmons, Polaritons and Polarons, Ferroelectric Crystals, Imperfections in Crystals, Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism, Ferromagnetism, Antiferromagnetism and Ferrimagnetism, Superconductivity, Nanomaterials, van der Waals Interaction, Photoconductivity, Luminescence, and Magnetoconductivity.
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- Language: English
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Phi Learning
- ISBN: 9788120343245, 8120343247
- Edition: 3rdEdition, 2011