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Group theory : application to the physics of condensed matter

Author: M S Dresselhaus; G Dresselhaus; A Jorio
Publisher: Berlin : Springer-Verlag, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Subsequent chapters develop new theory alongside applications so that students can retain new concepts, build on concepts already learned, and see interrelations between topics. Essential problem  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M S Dresselhaus; G Dresselhaus; A Jorio
ISBN: 9783642069451 3642069452
OCLC Number: 692760083
Description: xv, 582 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Basic mathematical background : introduction --
Representation theory and basic theorems --
Character of a representation --
Basic functions --
Splitting of atomic orbitals in a crystal potential --
Application to selection rules and direct products --
Electronic states of molecules and directed valence --
Molecular vibrations, infrared, and Raman activity --
Space groups in real space --
Space groups in reciprocal space and representations --
Applications to lattice vibrations --
Electronic energy levels in a cubic crystals --Energy band models based on symmetry --
Spin-orbit interaction in solids and double groups --
Application of double groups to energy bands with spin --
Time reversal symmetry --
Permutation groups and many-electron states --
Symmetry properties of tensors.
Other Titles: Application to the physics of condensed matter
Responsibility: M.S. Dresselhaus, G. Dresselhaus, A. Jorio.
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