Electronic Processes in Non-Crystalline Materials by Nevill Francis Mott

Electronic Processes in Non-Crystalline Materials

byNevill Francis Mott, Edward A Davis

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Since the first edition of this highly successful book the field saw many great developments both in experimental and theoretical studies of electrical properties of non-crystalline solids. It became necessary to rewrite nearly the whole book, while the aims of the second edition remained thesame: to set out the theoretical concepts, to test them by comparison with experiment for a wide variety of phenomena, and to apply them to non-crystalline materials. Sir Nevill Mott shared the 1977 Nobel Prize for Physics, awarded for his research work in this field. The reissue of this book aspart of the Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences is a reprint of the second edition which was published in 1979.

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Nevill Francis Mott was a former Cavendish Professor of Physcis at the University of Cambridge. He shared the 1977 Nobel Prize for Physics, awarded for his research work in this field. Edward Davis is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester and Distinguished Research Fellow in the ...

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Title:Electronic Processes in Non-Crystalline MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199645337

ISBN - 13:9780199645336

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Theory of Electrons in a Non-Crystalline Medium3. Phonons and Polarons4. The Fermi Glass and the Anderson Transition5. Liquid Metals and Semimetals6. Non-Crystalline Semiconductors7. Tetrahedrally-Bonded Semiconductors - Amorphous Germanium and Silicon8. Aresnic and Other Three-Fold Co-ordinated Materials9. Chalcogenide and Other Glasses10. Selenium, Tellurium, and their Alloys

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"Not only a delight to read but also essential reading for anyone working in this exciting field.' --A. J. Leadbetter, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 1980