Phonons: Theory and Experiments III Phenomena Related to Phonons

Main Author: Brüesch, Peter
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1987, 1987
Series:Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 1.1 General Remarks
  • 1.2 Piezoelectricity
  • 1.3 Ferroelectricity
  • 1.4 Thermal Conductivity
  • 1.5 Phonons in One-Dimensional Metals
  • 1.6 Phonons in Disordered Systems
  • 1.7 Ion Dynamics in Superionic Conductors
  • 1.8 Melting
  • 2. Piezoelectricity
  • 2.1 General Remarks
  • 2.2 Macroscopic Electroelastic Relations
  • 2.3 The Method of Homogeneous Deformations
  • 2.4 The Method of Long Waves
  • 2.5 Application to Crystals with ZnS-Structure
  • 2.6 Problems
  • 3. Ferroelectricity
  • 3.1 General Properties of Ferroelectric Materials
  • 3.2 Classification and Properties of Selected Ferroelectrics
  • 3.3 Thermodynamic Theory of Ferroelectrics
  • 3.4 Lattice Dynamics of Displacive Ferroelectric Phase Transitions
  • 3.5 Lattice Dynamical Models for Ferroelectric Phase Transitions
  • 3.6 Soft-Mode Spectroscopy of Selected Ferroelectrics
  • 3.7 Quantum Ferroelectrics
  • 3.8 Disordered Polar Systems
  • 3.9 Problems
  • 4. Thermal Conductivity
  • Elementary Kinetic Theory
  • 4.4 Formal Theory of Thermal Conductivity
  • 4.5 Relaxation Times in Insulators
  • 4.6 Thermal Conductivity of Glasses
  • 4.7 Thermal Conductivity of Metals and Alloys
  • 4.8 Second Sound
  • 4.9 Problems
  • 5. Phonons in One-Dimensional Metals
  • 5.1 Interesting Aspects of One-Dimensional Metals
  • 5.2 Basic Properties of One-Dimensional Conductors
  • 5.3 The Electronic Susceptibility
  • 5.4 The Electron-Phonon Hamiltonian
  • 5.5 Discussion of Selected Experiments for KCP
  • 5.6 Effects of Fluctuations and Three-Dimensional Coupling
  • 6. Phonons in Disordered Systems
  • 6.1 The Effects of Defects and Disorder on Phonons
  • 6.2 Green Functions
  • 6.3 The Linear Chain with Isolated Defects
  • 6.4 The Random Binary Mass Chain
  • 6.5 Three-Dimensional Lattices and More Complicated Types of Disorder
  • Constants and Units
  • References