Solid State Physics, 52 book cover

Solid State Physics, 52


Published: May 1999

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-607753-7


  • rivals all existing reviews. It is a must for researchers in low-dimensional physics, as well as for all those who want to know more about the latest evolution in this fascinating field."

    high standard is expected from the contributors and this volume certainly measures up to this requirement. This work should be available in libraries covering solid state physics and will be consulted by physicists, materials scientists, and chemists."


  • Paul R. Okamoto, Nghi Q. Lam, and Lynn E. Rehn, Physics of Crystal-to-Glass Transformations. Introduction. The Liquid-to-Glass Transition. Lattice Instability Models of the Crystal-to-Glass Transformation. The Generalized Lindemann Melting Criterion. Applications of the Lindemann Model to Solid-State Amorphization. Summary and Future Work. Michael E. Flatte and Jeff Buyers, Local Electronic Structure of Defects in Superconductors. Introduction. Bulk Properties of Defects in Superconductors. Techniques for Calculating the Local Properties of Defects in Superconductors. Analytic Solution of the Point Potential. Impurities in Superconductors with Isotropic Order Parameters. Impurities in Superconductors with Anisotropic Order Parameters. Impurities in Superconductors with Anisotropic Order Parameters. Brief Discussion of recent Results For Dynamical Spins. Summary. Peter Edwards, Roy Johnston,Friedrich Hensel, C. N. R. Rao, and David Tunstall, A Perspective on the Metal-Nonmetal Transition. From the Metallic to the Nonmetallic States of Matter. How Can We Visualize the Metal-Nonmetal Transition? Diverse Systems Exhibiting Metal-Nonmetal Transitions. Concluding Remarks. Index.


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