Chapter 13. Electronic Conductivity in Solids

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849.ch13

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2004) Electronic Conductivity in Solids, in Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020849.ch13

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

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Keywords:

  • conductivity of metals;
  • intrinsic semiconductors;
  • p–n junction diode;
  • quantum wells;
  • quantum wires;
  • quantum dots;
  • Cooper pairs?;
  • Josephson junctions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Metals

  • Semiconductors

  • Nanostructures and quantum confinement of electrons

  • Superconductivity

  • Answers to introductory questions

  • Further reading

  • Problems and exercises