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Dynamical Theory of Crystal Lattices

Series: Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences

By: Max Born and Huang Kun

432 pages, 28 line figs

Clarendon Press

Paperback | Sep 1998 | Edition: 2 | #83386 | ISBN: 0198503695
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This is a classic exposition on the dynamics of crystal lattices, co-written by one of the founders of quantum mechanics.
`The book can be highly recommended not only for its excellent survey on the particular subject but also for the clear presentation of important mathematical methods which should be of use in other subjects as well.' British Journal of Applied Physics

'extraordinarily general and sound introduction ... a standard work that is indispensable to all working in this field' Die Naturwissenschaften '... important mathematical methods which should be of use in other subjects as well' British Journal of Applied Physics


PART 1: ELEMENTARY THEORIES; 1. Atomic forces; 2. Lattice vibrations; 3. Elasticity and stability; PART 2: GENERAL THEORIES; 4. Quantum mechanical foundation; 5. The method of long waves; 6. The free energy; 7. The optical effects

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