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Electrons and Disorder in Solids

V. F. Gantmakher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567561
eISBN:
9780191718267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567561.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book contains modern concepts about the physics of electrons in solids. It is written using a minimum of mathematics, with the emphasis on various physical models aimed at stimulating creative ... More


A Solid Beginning

Andrew Zangwill

in A Mind Over Matter: Philip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198869108
eISBN:
9780191905599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869108.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Anderson chooses a job at Washington State College over a boring-sounding job at Westinghouse. Van Vleck intervenes to arrange an interview with William Shockley at Bell Telephone Laboratories. ... More


A system of simple and elegant architecture: Manchester, 1919–30

Graeme K. Hunter

in Light is a Messenger: The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529217
eISBN:
9780191712937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529217.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter details William Lawrence Bragg's life from 1919-30. When Bragg returned to Cambridge, he took up the fellowship and lectureship he had been awarded just before the outbreak of war. He ... More


Introduction

Andrew Zangwill

in A Mind Over Matter: Philip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198869108
eISBN:
9780191905599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869108.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter provides an overview of Anderson’s career and contrasts his speciality, the physics of the very many (solid-state physics), with the areas of physics that tend to appear in popular ... More


Solid-State Physics

Dmitry Budker and Alexander O. Sushkov

in Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questions: or Ninety Minutes of Shame but a PhD for the Rest of Your Life!

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199681655
eISBN:
9780191761645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681655.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This short chapter gives a glimpse of how concepts studied in other areas of physics, e.g., energy losses of ionizing particles in matter, connect to solid-state physics. The basic ideas behind ... More


Solid-State Physics

Dmitry Budker, Alexander O. Sushkov, and Vasiliki Demas

in Physics on Your Feet: Berkeley Graduate Exam Questions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198842361
eISBN:
9780191878367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842361.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This short chapter gives a glimpse of how concepts studied in other areas of physics, e.g., energy losses of ionizing particles in matter, connect to solid-state physics. The basic ideas behind ... More


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