Symmetry and condensed matter physics : a computational approach [E-Book] / M. El-Batanouny, F. Wooten.
El-Batanouny, M., (author)
Wooten, F., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
1 online resource (xiv, 922 pages)
englisch
9780521535526
9780521828451
9780511755736
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Table of Contents:
  • Symmetry and physics
  • Symmetry and group theory
  • Group representations : concepts
  • Group representations : formalism and methodology
  • Dixon's method for computing group characters
  • Group action and symmetry projection operators
  • Construction of the irreducible representations
  • Product groups and product representations
  • Induced representations
  • Crystallographic symmetry and space-groups
  • Space-groups : irreps
  • Time-reversal symmetry : color groups and the Onsager relations
  • Tensors and tensor fields
  • Electronic properties of solids
  • Dynamical properties of molecules, solids, and surfaces
  • Experimental measurements and selection rules
  • Landau's theory of phase transitions
  • Incommensurate systems and quasi-crystals.