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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Applications include inorganic chemistry, solid-state physics, optical materials, plastics, pigments, coatings and nano powders.
Crystallography today is at the center of all materials science and engineering, including solid-state physics, geology, metallurgy, ceramics, biophysics, and biochemistry.
"This is an incredibly deep problem--part of a class of problems that hasn't been discussed much in solid-state physics," says Ramirez.
Since November 1976, he has worked at the Solid-State Physics Lab, Defense Research and Development Organization, Government of India, and now is a senior scientist.
For graduate students with a background in solid-state physics, Schmidt-Mende and Weickert introduce organic and hybrid photovoltaics.
Prof Ludger Wirtz, head of the Theoretical Solid-State Physics group at the University of Luxembourg, added that artificial graphene opens the door to a wide variety of materials with variable nano-geometry and 'tunable' properties.
He takes examples from the contemporary energy arena to teach modern and solid-state physics to students with elementary college physics and related college-level mathematics, chemistry, and computer science.
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.
Cazaux presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the theory and applications of contemporary solid-state physics, covering both the microscopic composition of solids and their macroscopic electrical, optical, and thermal properties.
This means that there is a very surprising relationship between gravity and fluid mechanics and 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.
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