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Quantum theory of solids

Author: Rudolf E Peierls
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1955.
Series: International series of monographs on physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book develops the subject from the basic principles of quantum mechanics. The emphasis is on a single statement of the ideas underlying the various approximations that have to be used and care is taken to separate sound arguments from conjecture."--Book cover
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995.
Quantum theory of solids.
Oxfords, Clarendon Press 1955
(OCoLC)594072775
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf E Peierls
OCLC Number: 1476595
Description: viii, 229 pages : diagrams ; 24 cm
Contents: Crystal lattices. General theory --
Crystal lattices. Applications --
Interaction of light with non-conducting crystals --
Electrons in a perfect lattice --
Cohesive forces in metals --
Transport phenomena --
Magnetic properties of metals --
Ferromagnetism --
Interaction of light with electrons in solids --
Semi-conductors and luminescence --
Superconductivity.
Series Title: International series of monographs on physics.
Responsibility: by R.E. Peierls.

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"This book develops the subject from the basic principles of quantum mechanics. The emphasis is on a single statement of the ideas underlying the various approximations that have to be used and care is taken to separate sound arguments from conjecture."--Book cover

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