Physics 731 REFERENCES Fall 2002

Course Text: Neil W. Ashcroft and N. David Mermin, Solid State Physics, Saunders College/Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1976.

Other newer, good texts:

Michael P. Marder, Condensed Matter Physics, Wiley, 2000.

Giuseppe Grosso and Giuseppe Pastori Parravicini, Solid State Physics, Academic, 2000.

Mircea S. Rogalski and Stuart B. Palmer, Solid State Physics, Gordon & Breach, 2000; pb.

Charles Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, 7th ed., Wiley, 1996.

Harald Ibach and Hans Lüth, Solid-State Physics: An Introduction to Principles of Materials Science, 2nd ed., Springer, 1995; pb.

Paul M. Chaikin and T. C. Lubensky, Principles of Condensed Matter Physics, Cambridge, 1995.

Robert H. Silsbee and Jorg Dräger, Simulations for Solid State Physics: An Interactive Resource for Students and Teachers, Cambridge, 1997; pb.

László Mihály and Michael C. Martin, Solid State Physics: Problems and Solutions, Wiley, 1996; pb. See also website.

Gerald Burns, Solid State Physics, Academic Press, 1985.


H. Bethe and A. Sommerfeld, Handbuch der Physik, vol. 24, 1934.

N.F. Mott & H. Jones, The Theory of the Properties of Metals & Alloys, Oxford, 1936 (Dover; pb).

F. Seitz, Modern Theory of Solids, McGraw-Hill, 1940.

Undergraduate Introductory Texts:

H.P. Myers, Introductory Solid State Physics, 2nd ed., Taylor & Francis, 1997; pb.

J. Richard Christman, Fundamentals of Solid State Physics, Wiley, 1988; pb.

H.M. Rosenberg, The Solid State: An Introduction to the Physics of Crystals for Students of Physics, Materials Science, and Engineering, 3rd ed., Oxford, 1988; pb.

John S. Blakemore, Solid State Physics, 2nd ed., W. B. Saunders Co., 1974.

Charles A. Wert and Robb M. Thomson, Physics of Solids, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1970.

J. Wilson and M.N. Rudden, Elements of Solid State Physics, 2nd ed., Wiley, 1993.

M. Ali Omar, Elementary Solid State Physics, Addison-Wesley, 1996.

Ian D. Johnston, R. Rollins, S. Spicklemire, and G. Keeler, Solid State Physics Simulations (CUPS), Wiley, 1995.

Other Graduate Introductory Texts:

P.Y. Yu and M. Cardona, Fundamentals of Semiconductors: Physics and Materials Properties, Springer, 1999.

Walter A. Harrison, Electronic Structure and the Properties of Solids: The Physics of the Chemical Bond, Dover, 1989; pb.

H. E. Hall, Solid State Physics, Wiley, 1974.

Gabriel Weinreich, Solids: Elementary Theory of Advanced Students, Wiley, 1965.

Craig T. Van Degrift, Solid-State Physics and Engineering, Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1995; pb.

S.M. Sze, ed., Modern Semiconductor Device Physics, Wiley, 1997.

Advanced Texts:

Philip Phillips, Advanced Solid State Physics, Advanced Book Program–Westview, 2003 [sic]; pb.

Richard M. Martin, Electronic Structure: Basic Theory and Proctical Methods, Cambridge, 2004.

J. Callaway, Quantum Theory of the Solid State, 2nd ed., Academic, 1991 (1st in pb).

W. Jones and N.H. March, Theoretical Solid State Physics, vols. 1 & 2, Dover, 1985; pb.

C. Kittel and C. Y. Fong, Quantum Theory of Solids, 2nd ed., Wiley, 1987; pb.

[H. Ehrenreich, D. Turnbull, and F. Spaepen, eds., Solid State Physics: Advances in Research and Applications, Academic, ongoing series of excellent review articles.]