# Introduction to solid state physics

@inproceedings{Kittel1953IntroductionTS, title={Introduction to solid state physics}, author={C. Kittel}, year={1953} }

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… Expand

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Electron-phonon interaction in polar solids with application to the tungsten bronzes

- Chemistry
- 1983

Abstract We investigate the interaction between electrons and lattice vibrations in polar solids taking into account their microscopic dielectric properties and constructing in a… Expand

Hydrodynamic theory of partially degenerate electron-hole fluids in semiconductors

- Physics
- 2016

A quantum hydrodynamic (QHD) theory for high-frequency electron-hole Langmuir and acoustic-like oscillations as well as static charge shielding effects in arbitrarily doped semiconductors is… Expand

Measurement and control of electron-phonon interactions in graphene

- Chemistry
- 2014

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… Expand

Time-resolved carrier dynamics and electron-phonon coupling strength in proximized weak ferromagnet/superconductor nanobilayers bilayers

- Physics, Materials Science
- 2007

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… Expand

Electron–phonon coupling and related transport properties of metals and intermetallic alloys from first principles

- Materials Science
- 2020

Abstract The fundamental scattering mechanisms between electrons and phonons in metals and metallic alloys dictate a wide range of phenomena in their materials’ physics. Using first-principles… Expand

Electron Phonon Collisions, Fermi Dirac Distribution and Bloch's $T^5$ law

- Physics
- 2017

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… Expand

Many-Body Calculations of Plasmon and Phonon Satellites in Angle-Resolved Photoelectron Spectra Using the Cumulant Expansion Approach

- Materials Science, Physics
- 2018

The interaction of electrons with crystal lattice vibrations (phonons) and collective charge-density fluctuations (plasmons) influences profoundly the spectral properties of solids revealed by… Expand

The rmal Transport in Semiconductors and Metals from First-Principles

- Materials Science
- 2015

Thermal Transport in Semiconductors and Metals from First-Principles by Ankit Jain Chair: Alan McGaughey The objective of this work is to study thermal transport in bulk, nano-structured, and… Expand

Electron and Phonon Transport

- Materials Science
- 2020

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… Expand

Optical characteristics of finite temperature quantum electron gas

- Physics
- 2017

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… Expand