“This is an excellent book and gives very good fundamental knowledge for beginners in the field of solid-state physics. This book is written for bachelor’s and master’s level students in various disciplines, such as physics, materials sciences, and chemistry. … the fundamentals of electrical, electronic, and magnetic materials are well discussed in this book. I strongly recommend this book to all undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in solid-state physics.” (K. Kamala Bharathi, MRS Bulletin, Vol. 40, July, 2015)
Electrical, Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Solidsby Dinker Sirdeshmukh, Lalitha Sirdeshmukh, K. G. Subhadra, C. S. Sunandana
This book about electrical, electronic and magnetic properties of solids gives guidance to understand the electrical conduction processes and magnetism in a whole range of solids: ionic solids, metals, semiconductors, fast-ion conductors and superconductors. The experimental discussion is enriched by related theories like the free electron theory and the band
This book about electrical, electronic and magnetic properties of solids gives guidance to understand the electrical conduction processes and magnetism in a whole range of solids: ionic solids, metals, semiconductors, fast-ion conductors and superconductors. The experimental discussion is enriched by related theories like the free electron theory and the band theory of solids. A large spectrum of topics is presented in this book: Hall effect, magnetoresistance, physics of semiconductors, functioning of semiconductor devices, fast-ion conduction, classical and modern aspects of superconductivity. The book explains the magnetic properties of solids and theoretical and experimental aspects of the various manifestations of magnetism, dia-, para-, ferro-, antiferro- and ferri-magnetism. The consideration of magnetic symmetry, magnetic structures and their experimental determination completes the spectrum of the book. Theories, techniques and applications of NMR and ESR complete the analytical spectrum presented. Some of these topics are not represented in standard books. Each topic is thoroughly treated. There are historical remarks and a discussion of the role of symmetry in the book. The book lays great emphasis on principles and concepts and is written in a comprehensive way. It contains much new information. This book complements an earlier book by the same authors (Atomistic properties of solids - Springer, 2011).
Meet the Author
D.B. SIRDESHMUKH has more than three decades of experience in research, teaching and University administration. His research interests are in X-ray crystallography, crystal growth, mechanical properties of crystals and lattice dynamics. He has authored more than a hundred research papers including four review papers and two book contributions. He has coauthored four books on different aspects of solid state physics. He was at different times, Fulbright visiting Professor at the University of Rhode Island, Vice-President of The Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences and Acting Vice-chancellor of the Kakatiya University.
L. SIRDESHMUKH obtained her Ph.D degree from the Osmania University. Her initial interest was in molecular spectroscopy. Her recent interests are in dielectric properties of materials. She has published about 80 research papers, co-authored three books and was the Guest Editor of Bulletin of Materials Science (now a Springer Journal). Mrs. Sirdeshmukh has more than 30 years of teaching experience. In 1993, she was chosen by the State Government as the best physics teacher in the Universities in Andhra Pradesh.
K.G. SUBHADRA took her Ph.D. from the Osmania University. Her main interest is in X-ray crystallography. She has published over 60 research papers and has co-authored four books. She h a Fellow of as won a few awards for her conference presentations. She has a long teaching experience of about 35 years. She officiated as the Chairperson of the
School of Physics and Dean, Faculty of Science at the Kakatiya University. She is a Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Science.
C.S. SUNANDANA obtained his Ph.D. Degree in Physics from the I.I.T. Madras. He is currently a Professor of Physics at the University of Hyderabad. His research interests include nanoionics, nanophotonics and fast ion conduction. He has published over 160 papers including 10 review papers. He has coauthored a book published by Lambert Publishers. Prof. Sunandana is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nanoenergy and Power Research (American Science Publishers). He is a member of the Materials Research Society of India and a Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Academi of Science.
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