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Electronic Properties of Materials

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As of its conception, this book is explicitly broken into three distinct sections. In the first section, Quantum Mechanics for Engineers, the fundamental concepts and mathematics needed for the engineer to operate within a quantum framework are presented. The second section, Band Theory of Solids, expands upon the quantum mechanical concepts from the first to explain bonding and the quantum electronic structure of solids. The final section, Electronic Properties, explains how the electronic properties of materials come from the electronic structure derived from quantum mechanics.

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Section 1: Quantum Mechanics for Engineers[edit | edit source]

Chapter 1: Quantum Mechanics Overview
Chapter 2: The Stern-Gerlach Experiment
Chapter 3: The Fundamental Postulates
Chapter 4: Particle in a Box
Chapter 5: Momentum Velocity and Position
Chapter 6: Degeneracy
Chapter 7: Hydrogen
Chapter 8: Variational Methods
Chapter 9: Perturbation Methods
Chapter 10: Many Electron Atoms
Chapter 11: Density Functional Theory

Section 2: Band Theory of Solids[edit | edit source]

Section 3: Electronic Properties of Materials[edit | edit source]

Acknowledgements[edit | edit source]

Appendix[edit | edit source]