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Introduction to the Electron Theory of Metals

Introduction to the Electron Theory of Metals

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  • Date Published: July 2001
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521587099

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  • This text presents a complete account of electron theory in both periodic and nonperiodic metallic systems. The author's accessible approach allows for comparisons with experimental results as much as possible. The book starts with the basics of one-electron band theory and progresses to cover high Tc superconductors and quasicrystals. The relationship between theory and potential applications is also emphasized. The material assumes some knowledge of elementary quantum mechanics as well as the principles of classical mechanics and electromagnetism. Numerous exercises and an extensive list of references and numerical data are key features.

    • An accessible introduction
    • Compares theory and experiment as much as possible
    • Numerous exercises with hints and answers
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    • Date Published: July 2001
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521587099
    • length: 604 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 31 mm
    • weight: 0.95kg
    • contains: 283 b/w illus. 31 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to electron theory of metals
    2. Bonding styles and the free electron model
    3. Electrons in a metal at finite temperatures
    4. Periodic lattice and lattice vibrations in crystals
    5. Conduction electrons in a periodic potential
    6. Electronic structure of pure elements in periodic table
    7. Principles of measuring electronic structure related phenomena
    8. Electronic structure calculations
    9. Electronic structure of alloys
    10. Electron transport properties in periodic systems (I)
    11. Electronic transport properties in crystal metals (II)
    12. Superconductivity
    13. Magnetism, electronic structure and electron transport properties in magnetic metals
    14. Electronic structure of strongly correlated electron systems
    15. Electronic structure and electron transport properties of liquid metals, amorphous metals and quasicrystals.

  • Author

    Uichiro Mizutani, Nagoya University, Japan
    Uichiro Mizutani was born in Japan on March 25, 1942. During his early career as a postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie-Mellon University from the late 1960s to 1974, he studied the electronic structure of the Hume-Rothery alloy phases. He received a doctorate of Engineering in this field from Nagoya University in 1971. Together with Professor Thaddeus B. Massalski, he wrote a seminal review article on the electron theory of the Hume-Rothery alloys (Progress in Materials Science, 1978). From the late 1970s to the 1980s he worked on the electronic structure and transport properties of amorphous alloys. His review article on the electronic structure of amorphous alloys (Progress in Materials Science, 1983) provided the first comprehensive understanding of electron transport in such systems. His research field has gradually broadened since then to cover electronic structure and transport properties of quasicrystals and high-Tc superconductors. It involves both basic and practical application-oriented science like the development of superconducting permanent magnets and thermoelectric materials. He became a professor of Nagoya University in 1989 and was a visiting professor at the University of Paris in 1997 and 1999. He received the Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy award for distinguished achievement in research in 1995, the best year's paper award from Japan Institute of Metals in 1997 and the award of merit for Science and Technology of High Tc-Superconductivity in 1999 from the Society of Non-Traditional Technology, Japan.

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