Solid-State Physics: Introduction to the Theory
SolidState Physics Introduction to the Theory Author:James Patterson, Bernard Bailey While the standard solid state topics are covered, the basic ones often have more detailed derivations than is customary (with an emphasis on crystalline solids). — Several recent topics are introduced, as are some subjects normally included only in condensed matter physics. Lattice vibrations, electrons, interactions, and spin effects (mostly in... more » magnetism) are discussed the most comprehensively.
Many problems are included whose level is from "fill in the steps" to long and challenging, and the text is equipped with references and several comments about experiments with figures and tables.« less