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Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics

Conductors, Semiconductors, Superconductors

An Introduction to Solid-State Physics

Authors: Huebener, Rudolf P.

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  • Features updated coverage of topological materials, a rapidly advancing area of solid-state physics
  • Describes the key scholars in the field and discusses their historical contexts
  • Offers undergraduates a concise yet thorough introduction to the foundations of the field
  • Written for students in the fields of physics, materials science, electronic engineering, and general science
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This compact undergraduate textbook provides a concise yet thorough introduction to the fundamentals of solid-state physics, while also briefly discussing the historical context surrounding key scholars in the field. The vivid explanations and unique didactic approach adopted in the book aim to generate interest in these subjects while also serving as a motivating primer and supporting companion for studying more detailed and advanced textbooks in solid-state physics. The book is also suitable as a quick refresher for students preparing for examinations.

The third edition features many extensions, including an up-to-date discussion of topological materials, a rapidly developing area at the forefront of solid-state physics. Primarily concentrating on the electric and magnetic properties of materials, the book will benefit undergraduate students in the fields of physics, materials science, and electrical engineering.

About the authors

Rudolf Huebener studied physics and mathematics at the University of Marburg and at the technical universities of Munich and Darmstadt, Germany. In 1958, he completed his Ph.D. in experimental physics at Marburg. After having worked at the Research Center Karlsruhe and at a research institute near Albany, New York, USA, he worked for 12 years at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago, Illinois. In 1974, he accepted an appointment as the chair of experimental physics at the University of Tübingen, Germany, where he taught and worked until his retirement in 1999. In honor of his scientific achievements, Rudolf Huebener was awarded the Max Planck Research Prize in 1992, together with Chang C. Tsuei, and the Cryogenics Prize in 2001.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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eBook $39.99
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Softcover $54.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-31419-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Conductors, Semiconductors, Superconductors
Book Subtitle
An Introduction to Solid-State Physics
Authors
Series Title
Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31420-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31420-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-31419-4
Series ISSN
2192-4791
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XVII, 248
Number of Illustrations
99 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Original German edition published by Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg, 2013
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