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**Introduction to Solid State Physics (8E) Solution Manual **
** Charles Kittel **.

This book is the eighth edition of an elementary text on solid state condensed matter physics for seniors and beginning graduate students of the physical sciences, chemistry, and engineering. In the years since the first edition was published the field has developed vigorously, and there are notable applications. The challenge to the author has been to treat significant new areas while maintaining the introductory level of the text. It would be a pity to present such a physical, tactile field as an exercise in formalism.

**Book Detail :- **
** Title: ** Introduction to Solid State Physics (Solution Manual)
** Edition: ** 8th
** Author(s): ** Charles Kittel
** Publisher: ** Wiley
** Series: **
** Year: ** 2004
** Pages: ** 60
** Type: ** PDF
** Language: ** English
** ISBN: ** 047141526X,9780471415268
** Country: ** US

**About Author :- **
The author ** Charles Kittel ** did his undergraduate work in physics at M.I.T and at the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He worked in the solid state group at Bell Laboratories, along with Bardeen and Shockley, leaving to start the theoretical solid state physics group at Berkeley in 1951. His research has been largely in magnetism and in semiconductors. In magnetism he developed the theories of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic resonance and the theory of single ferromagnetic domains, and extended the Bloch theory of magnons. In semiconductor physics he participated in the first cyclotron and plasma resonance experiments and extended the results to the theory of impurity states and to electron-hole drops.

He has been awarded three Guggenheim fellowships, the Oliver Buckley Prize for Solid State Physics, and, for contributions to teaching, the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers. He is a member of the National Academy of Science and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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**Book Contents :- **
**Introduction to Solid State Physics (8E) Solution Manual **
** Charles Kittel **
cover the following topics.

1. CRYSTAL STRUCTURE

2. WAVE DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE

3. CRYSTAL BINDING AND ELASTIC CONSTANTS

4. PHONONS I. CRYSTAL VIBRATIONS

5. PHONONS 11. THERMAL PROPERTIES

6. FREE ELECTRON FERMI GAS

7. ENERGY BANDS

8. SEMICONDUCTOR CRYSTALS

9. FERMI SURFACES AND METALS

10. SUPERCONDUCTIVITY

11. DIAMAGNETISM AND PARAMAGNETISM

12. FERROMAGNETISM AND ANTIFERROMAGNETISM

13. MAGNETIC RESONANCE

14. PLASMONS, POLARITONS, AND POLARONS

15. OPTICAL PROCESSES AND EXCITONS

16. DIELECTRICS AND FERROELECTRICS

17. SURFACE AND INTERFACE PHYSICS

18. NANOSTRUCTURES

19. NONCRYSTALLINE SOLIDS

20. POINT DEFECTS

21. DISLOCATIONS

22. ALLOYS

APPENDIX A: TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF THE REFLECTION LINES

APPENDIX B: EWALD CALCULATION OF LATTICE SUMS

APPENDIX C: QUANTIZATION OF ELASTIC WAVES: PHONONS

APPENDIX D: FERMI-DIRAC DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION

APPENDIX E: DERIVATION OF THE dk/dt EQUATION

APPENDIX F: BOLTZMANN TRANSPORT EQUATION

APPENDIX G: VECTOR POTENTIAL, FIELD MOMENTUM, AND GAUGE TRANSFORMATIONS

APPENDIX H: COOPER PAIRS

APPENDIX I: GINZBURG-LANDAU EQUATION

APPENDIX J: ELECTRON-PHONON COLLISIONS

INDEX