Introduction to Solid State Physics
Introduction to Solid State Physics, 6th Edition The most widely used introduction to solid state physics in the world--now published in 15 languages. Designed for upper-level physics, chemistry, and electrical engineering students, this text presents both the theory and experimental facts of solids at an elementary level, with emphasis on semiconductors and on wave propagation in periodic media. Includes new chapters on surface and interface physics and on noncrystalline solids.
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