Solid state chemistry

    Fundamentals of Amorphous Solids: Structure and Properties

    By Zbigniew H. Stachurski

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    Adopting a unique approach, this textbook meets the long-felt need for convincing concepts to describe amorphous solids. It replaces vague notions of amorphous materials as disordered crystalline solids with the well-founded concept of ideal amorphous solids.

    Coherent X-Ray Optics

    By David Paganin

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    X-ray optics is undergoing a renaissance, which may be paralleled to that experienced by visible-light optics following the invention of the laser. The associated surge of activity in "coherent" x-ray optics has been documented in this monograph, the first of its type in the field.

    Electronic Structure Methods for Complex Materials: The orthogonalized linear combination of atomic orbitals

    By Wai-Yim Ching

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    This book details the application of the OLCAO method for calculating the properties of solids from fundamental principles to a wide array of material systems. The method specializes in large and complex models and is able to compute a variety of useful properties including electronic, optical, and spectroscopic properties.

    Principles of Condensed Matter Physics

    By T. C. Lubensky

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    An overview of the physics of condensed matter systems, written in a clear, pedagogic style with extensive examples of real-world systems. Serves as a course text as well as an essential reference for students and researchers.

    The Electronic Structure and Chemistry of Solids

    By P.A. Cox

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    Shows how the electronic structures and properties of solids can be described in terms familiar to chemists. This book contains topics such as metal-insulator transitions, low-dimensional solids and 'molecular metals', and the properties of surfaces. It is for undergraduate students with a reasonable grounding in inorganic and physical chemistry.

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