**Physics 731 REFERENCES Fall
2007**

**Course Texts:
Neil W. Ashcroft and N. David Mermin**, Solid State Physics, Saunders College/Holt,
Rinehart, and Winston -> Brooks Cole, 1976; ISBN 0030839939, (in my opinion, appallingly overpriced, esp. for a book over 3 decades old; try to find a used or imported copy)

**Feng Duan and Jin Guojun**,
Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics, vol. 1, World Scientific, 2005;
**pb**: 981-256-070-X

*Other newer, good texts:*

Yuri M. Galperin, Introduction
to Modern Solid State Physics, *FREE* online; chapters on basic concepts,
normal metals and semiconductors, basics of quantum transport, and superconductivity.

Michael P. Marder, Condensed Matter Physics, Wiley, 2000; 0471177792.

Giuseppe Grosso and Giuseppe Pastori Parravicini, Solid State Physics, Academic, 2000; 012304460X.

Philip L. Taylor and Olle Heinonen,
Condensed Matter Physics, Cambridge, 2002; **pb**: 0521778271.

Harald Ibach and Hans Lüth,
Solid-State Physics: An Introduction to Principles of Materials Science, 3rd ed.,
Springer, 2003; **pb**: 354043870X.

Charles Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, 8th ed., Wiley, 2005; 047141526X.

Walter A. Harrison, Elementary Electronic Structure, World Scientific, 1999; **pb**: 9812387080.

Efthimios Kaxiras, Atomic and Electronic
Structure of Solids, Cambridge, 2003; **pb**: 0521523397.

Akira Isihara, Condensed Matter Physics, Dover, 2007; **pb**:
0486458776
(reprint of Oxford, 1991)

Mircea S. Rogalski and Stuart B.
Palmer, Solid State Physics, Gordon & Breach, 2000; **pb**: 9056992732.

Paul M. Chaikin and T. C. Lubensky,
Principles of Condensed Matter Physics, Cambridge, 2000; **pb**: 0521794501.

Robert H. Silsbee and Jorg Dräger,
Simulations for Solid State Physics: An Interactive Resource for Students
and Teachers, Cambridge, 1997; **pb**: 0521599113.

László Mihály
and Michael C. Martin, Solid State Physics: Problems and Solutions, Wiley,
1996; **pb**: 0471152870.

James D. Patterson and Bernard C. Bailey, Solid-State Physics: Introduction to the Theory, Springer, 2007; 3540241159.

David W. Snoke, Basic Concepts of Modern Condensed Matter Physics, Addison-Wesley, 2006; 0805386645

John M. Vail, Topics in the Theory of Solid Materials, CRC Press, 2003; 0750307293.

Stephen Elliott, The Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Wiley, 1998; pb: 0471981958.

Gerald Burns, Solid State Physics, Academic Press, 1985: 0121460703.

J. M. Ziman, Principles of the
Theory of Solids, 2nd ed., Cambridge, 1979; pb: 0521297338.

Classics:

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.

*Foreign-Language Texts:*

Text in Chinese, found helpful by some native-Chinese-speaking students

*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.

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.

Simon M. Sze, Semiconductor Devices: Physics and Technology, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2001.

G.P. Srivastava, The Physics of
Phonons, Institute of Physics Publishing, 1990.

*Advanced Texts:*

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

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

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

Otfried Madelung, Introduction to Solid-State Theory, Springer, 1978; pb.

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

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

J. M. Ziman, Electrons and Phonons: The Theory of Transport Phenomena in Solids, Oxford, 2001; pb reissue of 1960 classic.

Alexander O. E Animalu, Intermediate Quantum Theory of Crystalline Solids, Prentice-Hall, 1977.

Philip W. Anderson, Basic Notions of Condensed Matter Physics, 2nd ed., Westview Press, 1997, pb reissue of 1984 classic.

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

*Last updated Aug. 24, 2007*