Table of contents for Electronic properties of materials / Rolf E. Hummel.

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Part I: Fundamentals of Electron Theory: Introduction. Wave Properties of Electrons. The Schroedinger Equation. Solution of the Schroedinger Equation for Four Specific Problems. Energy Bands in Crystals. Electrons in a Crystal.- Part II: Electrical Properties of Materials: Electrical Conduction in Metals and Alloys. Semiconductors. Electrical Properties of Polymers, Ceramics, Dielectrics and Amorphous Materials.- Part III: Optical Properties of Materials: The Optical Constants. Atomistic Theory of the Optical Properties. Quantum Mechanical Treatment of the Optical Properties. Applications.- Part IV: Magnetic Properties of Materials: Foundations of Magnetism. Magnetic Phenomena and Their Interpretation - Classical Approach. Quantum Mechanical Considerations. Applications.- Part V: Thermal Properties of Materials: Introduction. Fundamentals of Thermal Properties. Heat Capacity. Thermal Conduction. Thermal Expansion.- Appendices.- Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Solid-state physics.
Energy-band theory of solids.
Electronics -- Materials.
Electrical engineering -- Materials.