CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE SOLID STATE
Changes of State.
Energetics of Changes of State.
Propagation Models and the Close-Packed Solid.
The Structure of Solids.
Determination of Structure of compounds.
The Defect Solid.
CHAPTER 2. THE POINT DEFECT
Types of Point Defects.
The Plane Net.
Defect Equation Symbolism.
Some Applications for Defect Chemistry.
Thermodynamics of the Point Defect.
Defect Equilibria in Various Types of Compounds.
Brouwer's Approximation Method.
Analyses of Real Crystals using Brouwer's Method.
The Effects of Purity (And Impurities).
Nanotechnology and The Solid State.
CHAPTER 3. THE SOLID STATE- MECHANISMS OF NUCLEATION, SOLID STATE DIFFUSION, GROWTH OF PARTICLES AND MEASUREMENT OF SOLID STATE REACTIONS
Solid State Reactions and Nucleation Mechanisms.
Homogeneous Nucleation Processes - Particle Growth.
Nucleation in Precipitation Reactions.
Sequences in Particle Growth.
Methods of Measurement of Solid State Reactions.
CHAPTER 4 - MEASURING PARTICLE SIZE AND GROWING SINGLE CRYSTALS
Measurement of Particle Sizes and Shapes.
Growth of Single Crystals.
CHAPTER 5 - OPTICAL AND ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS
The Nature of Light.
Absorbance, Reflectivity and Transmittance.
Electronic Aspects of Crystals.
Phonons as Quantized Lattice Vibrations.
Electronic Aspects of Phosphors.
Factors Associated with Excitation Energy Conversion.
Mechanisms of Energy Transfer Mechanisms in Solids.
Summary of Phonon Processes as Related to Phosphors.
CHAPTER 6 - DESIGN OF PHOSPHORS
The Luminescent Center in Inorganic Phosphors.
The Ground State Perturbation Factor.
Design of a Phosphor.
Factors Affecting Phosphor Efficiencies(Brightness).
Preparation of Phosphors.
Measurement of Optical Properties of Phosphors.
Rare Earths and Their SpectralProperties.
CHAPTER 7 - CURRENT PHOSPHOR DEVICE TECHNOLOGY
Current Progress in CRT Display and Discharge Lighting.
Current Display Devices Based Upon Electron Generation .
Current Display Devices Based Upon Photon Generation.