solid-state physics

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the branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals

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In addition to engineers and designers in optical waveguides and fiber optics, they suggest that researchers and advanced students in related fields such as solid-state physics and chemistry might be interested.
Striving for a new low in solid-state physics, researchers have chilled the nuclei of rhodium atoms to a temperature of 280 picokelvins (pK), just barely above absolute zero.
The book starts with a brief review of quantum mechanics and solid-state physics that can form the basis of semiconductor device physics.
Objective: The origin of "high-temperature" superconductivity is definitely one of the most elusive topics in modern solid-state physics.
Here he shows how the combination of electrostatics and solid-state physics that he worked on theoretically, can be used to analyze inharmonious nanoparticle matter in optical metrology for photovoltaics, thin films, organic LEDs, and other applications he has run into in the business world.
This text provides instruction to an audience already familiar with solid-state physics on how to calculate electronic, optical, and transport properties of semiconductor heterostructures, covering both theoretical and computational aspects.
But researchers who study optical effects are now turning to solid-state physics for fresh ideas, and in doing so they have found that recent theories about electrical conductivity in microscopic wires provide surprising new information about laser speckle patterns.
The book features major chapters on the use of OSL in space radiation dosimetry, medical physics, personnel dosimetry, security, solid-state physics and other related applications.
There is too much electronics for chemists to follow and too much chemistry for electronic engineers to follow, he confesses, and he treats both of them, along with solid-state physics, rather superficially but loads them down with heavy mathematics and weird organic structures.
The terms and definitions are taken from general physics, quantum mechanics, material science and technology, mathematics, information theory, organic and inorganic chemistry, solid-state physics, biology, nano- and optoelectronics, molecular electronics, spintronics, nano-fabrication and nano-manufacturing, bioengineering, and quantum processing of information.
It involves most of the important unsolved problems in solid-state physics, all realized in one material.
The classical treatment of solid-state physics, which emphasized classifications, theories and fundamental physical principles, is no longer able to bridge the gap between materials advances and applications.
Solid-state physics, fluidics, and analytical techniques in micro- and nanotechnology, 3d ed.
To understand this section, some familiarity with elementary quantum mechanics and elementary solid-state physics is required.
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