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Title:
Watergate : implications for responsible government : a special report at the request of the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities
Author:
Mosher, Frederick C.
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Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [1974]
Physical Description:
xii, 137 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780465090853

9780465097029
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A classic treatment of solids as systems of interacting particles.


Author Notes

David Pines is Research Professor and Center for Advanced Study Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
Prefacep. vii
1. Introductory Surveyp. 1
1-1 General considerationsp. 1
1-2 Basic Hamiltonianp. 3
1-3 Elementary excitationsp. 4
1-4 The measurement of the elementary excitation spectrump. 9
1-5 Scope of the bookp. 10
2. Phononsp. 13
2-1 Lattice dynamics in one dimensionp. 13
2-2 Lattice dynamics in three dimensionsp. 20
2-3 Lattice specific heatp. 30
2-4 Melting criterionp. 34
2-5 Neutron scattering in solidsp. 38
2-6 Phonon-phonon interactionsp. 49
Problemsp. 55
3. Electrons and Plasmonsp. 56
3-1 Sommerfeld noninteracting electron gasp. 56
3-2 Hartree and Hartree-Fock approximationsp. 65
3-3 Correlation and correlation energy: an introductory surveyp. 85
3-4 Dielectric response of an electron systemp. 121
3-5 Properties of the electron gas in the RPAp. 138
3-6 Properties of the electron gas at metallic densitiesp. 156
Problemsp. 165
4. Electrons, Plasmons, and Photons in Solidsp. 168
4-1 Introductory considerationsp. 168
4-2 Modification of [varepsilon] ([kappa][omega])p. 172
4-3 Experimental observation of plasmons in solids: characteristic energy-loss experimentsp. 182
4-4 Optical properties of solidsp. 195
4-5 Optical studies of solidsp. 207
Problemsp. 229
5. Electron-Phonon Interaction in Metalsp. 231
5-1 Basic Hamiltonianp. 231
5-2 New features associated with the electron-phonon interactionp. 237
5-3 General physical picturep. 241
5-4 Phonon frequencies and effective electron-electron interactionp. 244
5-5 The approach to equilibrium of a coupled electron-phonon systemp. 257
5-6 High-temperature conductivityp. 265
5-7 More detailed calculations of the relaxation timep. 270
5-8 Low-temperature conductivityp. 273
5-9 Quasi-particle propertiesp. 278
Problemsp. 279
Appendixesp. 279
Appendix A Second quantizationp. 281
Appendix B Linear response functions; Kramers-Kronig relationsp. 288
Appendix C The RPA calculation of the ground-state energyp. 293

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