Quantum Theory of the Solid State - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121552022, 9781483268262

Quantum Theory of the Solid State

1st Edition

Volume 2

Authors: Joseph Callaway
eBook ISBN: 9781483268262
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1974
Page Count: 467
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Description

Quantum Theory of the Solid State, Part B describes the concepts and methods of the central problems of the quantum theory of solids. This book discusses the developed machinery applied to impurities, disordered systems, effects of external fields, transport phenomena, and superconductivity. The representation theory, low field diamagnetic susceptibility, electron-phonon interaction, and Landau theory of fermi liquids are also deliberated. This text concludes with an introduction to many-body theory and some applications. This publication is a suitable textbook for students who have completed a one-year course in quantum mechanics and have some familiarity with the experimental facts of solid state physics.

Table of Contents


Preface

Contents of Part A

Note to the Reader

Chapter 5. Impurities and Alloys

5.1 Representation Theory

5.2 Localized Impurity States

5.3 Impurities with Long Range Potentials

5.4 Localized Moments

5.5 Alloys

5.6 The Kondo Effect

Problems

References

Chapter 6. External Fields

6.1 The Steady Electric Field

6.2 The Steady Magnetic Field

6.3 The Low Field Diamagnetic Susceptibility

6.4 The de Haas-van Alphen Effect

6.5 Optical Properties

6.6 Excitons

6.7 Effect of External Fields on Optical Properties

Problems

References

Chapter 7. Electrons and Phonons

7.1 The Electron-Phonon Interaction

7.2 Transport Phenomena

7.3 The Hall Effect and Magnetoresistance

7.4 Electromagnetic Properties of Metals

7.5 Ultrasonic Attenuation by Electrons

7.6 Electrical Resistance Due to Lattice Vibrations

7.7 The Polaron Problem

7.8 Superconductivity

Problems

References

Chapter 8. Aspects of the Electron-Electron Interaction

8.1 Properties of Green's Functions

8.2 Some Properties of an Electron Gas

8.3 The Landau Theory of Fermi Liquids

8.4 Electron Interactions and Magnetic Order

8.5 Many-Body Effects in Semiconductors

Problems

References

Author Index for Part B

Subject Index for Parts A and B

Details

No. of pages:
467
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1974
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483268262

About the Author

Joseph Callaway

Affiliations and Expertise

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge