Structure and Dynamics: An Atomic View of Materials

Structure and Dynamics: An Atomic View of Materials

by Martin T. Dove
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198506775

ISBN-13: 9780198506775

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book describes how the arrangement of atoms in a solid and the way they move are related to the forces between atoms, and how they affect the behavior and properties of materials. The book is intended for final year undergraduate students and graduate students in physics and materials science.

Overview

This book describes how the arrangement of atoms in a solid and the way they move are related to the forces between atoms, and how they affect the behavior and properties of materials. The book is intended for final year undergraduate students and graduate students in physics and materials science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198506775
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Oxford Master Series in Physics Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. Structure of materials
3. Formal description of crystal structures
4. The reciprocal lattice
5. Atomic bonding in crystals
6. Diffraction
7. Physical properties
8. Lattice dynamics
10. Experimental methods for measurements of vibrational frequencies
11. Anharmonic interactions
12. Displacive phase transitions
A. Real crystals!
B. Fourier analysis
C. Schoenflies representation of the point groups
D. Rhombohedral, trigonal and hexagonal unit cells
E. Space groups
F. Lattice energy minimization
G. Some note on the variational theorem
H. Ewald Sphere
I. The Wilson Plot
J. Diffraction from isotropic materials
K. Calculation of physical properties
L. Partition function: some key results
M. Lattice sums
N. Mean-square atomic displacement and temperature factors

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