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Electrons and phonons the theory of transport phenomena in solids by J. M. Ziman

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Transport theory,
  • Electrons,
  • Phonons

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby J.M. Ziman.
SeriesOxford classic texts in the physical sciences
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC175.2 .Z55 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 554 p. :
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3963850M
ISBN 100198507798
LC Control Number2001268325

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This study of the theory of electrical and thermal conduction in metals, semiconductors, and insulators is written at a level appropriate to graduate students and research workers and assumes some knowledge of wave mechanics in its reader. The basic ideas of crystal lattice dynamics, electron zone structure, and transport theory are developed from first principles, and formulae for the 5/5(1). Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids J.M. Ziman Abstract. This book is a study of the theory of electrical and thermal conduction in metals, semiconductors, and insulators. The basic ideas of crystal lattice dynamics, electron zone structure, and transport theory are developed from first principles, and formulae.   This book focuses on phonons and electrons, which the student needs to learn first in solid state physics. The required quantum theory and statistical physics are derived from scratch. Systematic in structure and tutorial in style, the treatment is filled with detailed mathematical steps and physical interpretations. Phonons in crystals and electromagnetic photons are both characterized by zero spins and P = +1, whereas electrons and protons are particles of spin and. In general, elementary particles are characterized by spins, where n is either an even or odd integer, corresponding to the exchange operator of +1 or, respectively, which can be applied to.

This study of the theory of electrical and thermal conduction in metals, semiconductors, and insulators is written at a level appropriate to graduate students and research workers and assumes some knowledge of wave mechanics in its reader. The basic ideas of crystal lattice dynamics, electron zone structure, and transport theory are developed from first principles, and formulae for the. Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids J. M. Ziman This study of the theory of electrical and thermal conduction in metals, semiconductors, and insulators is written at a level appropriate to graduate students and research workers and assumes some knowledge of wave mechanics in its reader.   The book introduces the reader to the fascinating world of solid state physics as governed by quantum mechanics. It gives a clear exposition of the dynamics of the crystal lattice (propagation of waves, heat conduction and similar problems), of electric phenomena in crystals in conjunction with the properties of the lattice and of the magnetic. The physics of nonequilibrium electrons and phonons in semiconductors is an important branch of fundamental physics that has many practical applications, especially in the development of ultrafast and ultrasmall semiconductor devices. This volume is devoted to different trends in the field which are presently at the forefront of research.

In physics, a phonon is a collective excitation in a periodic, elastic arrangement of atoms or molecules in condensed matter, specifically in solids and some designated a quasiparticle, it represents an excited state in the quantum mechanical quantization of the modes of vibrations of elastic structures of interacting particles.. Phonons play a major role in many of the physical.   Electrons, Phonons and Magnons Posted on J by damitr It is a book about the methods of interpreting macroscopic effects, about the relationship between solid state physics and quantum mechanics, about the creation and use of new concepts.   This book provides a detailed description of the quantum confinement of electrons and phonons in semiconductor wells, superlattices and quantum wires, and shows how this affects their mutual interactions. It discusses the transition from microscopic to continuum models, emphasizing the use of quasi-continuum theory to describe the confinement of optical phonons and : B. K. Ridley. ‘Electrons and Phonons in Semiconductor Multilayers achieves its purpose commendably and fills a gap in the market. The book is well-produced, with a good index, and is reasonably priced.’ A. M. Fox Source: Optics and Photonics News ‘ a specialist’s vade mecum, including an immense amount of Cited by: 8.