Crystals and Crystal Growing

Paperback | August 17, 1982

byAlan Holden, Phylis Morrison, Bert Singer

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This clearly illustrated explanation of the basic principles of crystals may be used as a text or supplementary sourcebook by high-school students (for which it was originally written), students at the junior college or undergraduate level, or the general reader with an interest in science.

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'This work is a fascinating discussion of the strange ways in which solids form, an excellent hobby book describing ways of growing crystals, and a lucid, penetrating introduction to solid state physics. It can be read on any of these levels, or ideally, on all...the book+ should prove a delight to all readers.'--Science

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This clearly illustrated explanation of the basic principles of crystals may be used as a text or supplementary sourcebook by high-school students (for which it was originally written), students at the junior college or undergraduate level, or the general reader with an interest in science.

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'This work is a fascinating discussion of the strange ways in which solids form, an excellent hobby book describing ways of growing crystals, and a lucid, penetrating introduction to solid state physics. It can be read on any of these levels, or ideally, on all...[the book] should prove a delight to all readers.'--Science

Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 7.8 × 5.2 × 0.8 inPublished:August 17, 1982Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262580500

ISBN - 13:9780262580502

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'This work is a fascinating discussion of the strange ways in which solids form, an excellent hobby book describing ways of growing crystals, and a lucid, penetrating introduction to solid state physics. It can be read on any of these levels, or ideally, on all...the book+ should prove a delight to all readers.'--Science

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This work is a 'fascinating discussion of the strange ways in which solids form, an excellent hobby book describing ways of growing crystals, and a lucid, penetrating introduction to solid state physics. It can be read on any of these levels; or ideally, on all...[the book] should prove a delight to all readers.