1. Bonding in crystalline solids1.1 Van-der-Waals crystals1.2 Ionic crystals1.3 Covalent bonding1.4 Metals1.5 Hydrogen bonding

2. Structure of solid matter2.1 The crystal lattice2.2 Point symmetry and groups2.3 Simple crystal structures2.4 Nonideal crystal structures

3. Diffraction from periodic structures and reciprocal lattice3.1 Kinematic theory of diffraction3.2 Periodic structures and the reciprocal lattice3.3 Diffraction condition for periodic structures3.4 Bragg law and Miller Indices3.5 Brillouin zones3.6 Structure factor and structure analysis

4. Dynamics of atoms in crystals4.1 Vibration of crystals with monatomic basis4.2 The diatomic linear chain4.3 Phonons4.4 Scattering from time-varying structures and phonon spectroscopy

5. Thermal properties of crystals5.1 The density of states5.2 Thermal energy of a harmonic oscillator5.3 Specific heat capacity: Debye and Einstein model5.4 Anharmonicity and thermal expansion5.5 Heat conduction by phonons

6. Free electron Fermi gas6.1 Free electron gas in an infinite potential well6.2 Fermi gas at T = 06.3 Fermi-Dirac distribution6.4 Specific heat capacity of the electron gas6.5 Electrostatic screeing6.6 Thermionic emission of electron from metals

7. Electronic band structure of solids7.1 Bloch theorem for a periodic potential7.2 The nearly free electron model7.3 Tight binding approximation7.4 Examples of bandstructures and photoelectron spectroscopy7.5 Fermi surfaces of metals

8. Crystal electrons in external fields8.1 Motion of electrons and the effective mass8.2 Currents in bands: electrons and holes8.3 Scattering processes and Boltzmann equation8.4 Electric conductivity of metals8.5 Crystal electrons in magnetic fields8.6 Carriers in semiconductors8.7 The Hall effect9. Magnetism9.1 Diamagnetism and paramagnetism9.2 The exchange interaction9.3 Band model of ferromagnetism9.4 Temperature dependence of the magnetization9.5 Spin waves: Magnons9.6 Ferromagnetic domains9.7 Ferri- and Antiferromagnetism

10. Dielectric properties of solids10.1 Dielectric function and optical absorption10.2 Optical properties of ionic crystals10.3 The free electron gas: Plasmons10.4 Interband transitions and excitons in semiconductors

11. Superconductivity11.1 Fundamantal phenomena11.2 Phenomenological description11.3 Electron-electron interactions and Cooper pairs11.4 The BCS ground state and excitation spectrum11.5 Josephson effect11.6 High-T_{c}superconductors

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