Amorphous Solids [E-Book] : Low-Temperature Properties / edited by W. Andrew Phillips.
Phillips, W. Andrew, (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1981
XII, 170 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642815348
10.1007/978-3-642-81534-8
Topics in Current Physics ; 24
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 Historical Background
  • 1.2 Tunneling States
  • 1.3 Organization of the Book
  • References
  • 2. The Vibrational Density of States of Amorphous Semiconductors
  • 2.1 The Vibrational Density of States
  • 2.2 Experimental Techniques
  • 2.3 The Theoretical Problem
  • 2.4 Brute Force Theory
  • 2.5 More Refined Approaches
  • 2.6 The Incorporation of Matrix Elements
  • 2.7 Can One Derive Structural Information from g(?)?
  • 2.8 A Less Myopic View of the Field
  • References
  • 3. Low Temperature Specific Heat of Glasses
  • 3.1 Review of the Experimental Situation
  • 3.2 Comparison with Theoretical Models
  • 3.3 Summary and Outlook
  • References
  • 4. The Thermal Expansion of Glasses
  • 4.1 Theoretical Background
  • 4.2 The High Temperature Expansion of Vitreous Silica
  • 4.3 The Low Temperature Expansion of Glasses
  • References
  • 5. Thermal Conductivity
  • 5.1 Thermal Transport in Crystalline Materials
  • 5.2 Thermal Transport in Amorphous Materials
  • 5.3 Probing the Localized Excitations
  • 5.4 Synopsis
  • References
  • 6. Acoustic and Dielectric Properties of Glasses at Low Temperatures
  • 6.1 General Comments
  • 6.2 Acoustic and Dielectric Properties Above 10 K
  • 6.3 Acoustic and Dielectric Properties Below 10 K
  • 6.4 Theoretical Description of the Acoustic and Dielectric Properties by Two-Level Systems
  • 6.5 Comparispn Between Theory and Experiment
  • 6.6 Microscopic Description: Tunneling Model
  • 6.7 Summary
  • References
  • 7. Relaxation Times of Tunneling Systems in Glasses
  • 7.1 Background
  • 7.2 Resonance Dynamics of Two-Level Systems
  • 7.3 Experiments Measuring Relaxation Times
  • 7.4 Critical Assessment of Data
  • 7.5 Conclusions
  • References
  • 8. Low Frequency Raman Scattering in Glasses
  • 8.1 Introductory Comments
  • 8.2 Vibrational Raman Spectrum of First Order
  • 8.3 Quasielastic Spectrum
  • 8.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • Additional References with Titles
  • Subject and Material Index.