Introduction to solid state physics

  title={Introduction to solid state physics},
  author={Charles Kittel},
Mathematical Introduction Acoustic Phonons Plasmons, Optical Phonons, and Polarization Waves Magnons Fermion Fields and the Hartree-Fock Approximation Many-body Techniques and the Electron Gas Polarons and the Electron-phonon Interaction Superconductivity Bloch Functions - General Properties Brillouin Zones and Crystal Symmetry Dynamics of Electrons in a Magnetic Field: de Haas-van Alphen Effect and Cyclotron Resonance Magnetoresistance Calculation of Energy Bands and Fermi Surfaces… 
Hydrodynamic theory of partially degenerate electron–hole fluids in semiconductors
A quantum hydrodynamic theory for high-frequency electron–hole Langmuir and acoustic-like oscillations as well as static charge shielding effects in arbitrarily doped semiconductors is presented. The
Measurement and control of electron-phonon interactions in graphene
Despite the weak interaction between electrons and atomic vibrations (phonons) in the one-atom thick crystal of carbon called graphene, the scattering of electrons off phonons limits coherent
Time-resolved carrier dynamics and electron-phonon coupling strength in proximized weak ferromagnet/superconductor nanobilayers bilayers
We present our femtosecond optical pump-probe studies of proximized ferromagnet-superconductor nanobilayers. The weak ferromagnetic nature of a thin NiCu film makes it possible to observe the
Electron Phonon Collisions, Fermi Dirac Distribution and Bloch's $T^5$ law
In this paper, we model exchange of energy between electrons in solids and the phonon bath as electron-phonon collisions. Phonons are modelled as packets which create a lattice deformation potential
Many-Body Calculations of Plasmon and Phonon Satellites in Angle-Resolved Photoelectron Spectra Using the Cumulant Expansion Approach
The interaction of electrons with crystal lattice vibrations (phonons) and collective charge-density fluctuations (plasmons) influences profoundly the spectral properties of solids revealed by
Electron and Phonon Transport
This chapter introduces electronic band theory after a brief discussion of electronic structures in atoms, binding in crystals, and crystal lattices. The phonon dispersion relations are presented
Optical characteristics of finite temperature quantum electron gas
In this paper we study the propagation of elliptically polarized transverse electromagnetic waves in a quasineutral plasma with arbitrary degenerate electron fluid ranging from classical dilute to
Electron-phonon interactions from first principles
This article reviews the theory of electron-phonon interactions in solids from the point of view of ab-initio calculations. While the electron-phonon interaction has been studied for almost a