Chapter 7. Transport Properties of Solids. Optical Properties of Solids

  1. Hasse Fredriksson1 and
  2. Ulla Åkerlind2

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch7

Physics of Functional Materials

Physics of Functional Materials

How to Cite

Fredriksson, H. and Åkerlind, U. (2008) Transport Properties of Solids. Optical Properties of Solids, in Physics of Functional Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    KTH Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    University of Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517574

Online ISBN: 9780470725368

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Keywords:

  • crystallization process thermal conduction;
  • nonmetal thermal conductivity theory;
  • solids and electrical conductivities;
  • pure metal thermal conductivity and Wiedemann–Franz law;
  • insulator electrical conductivity model;
  • semiconductors and semiconducting solids;
  • intrinsic semiconductor - Fermi level calculation;
  • insulators - ionic crystals and covalent bond solids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Thermal Conduction

  • Electrical Conduction

  • Metallic Conductors

  • Insulators

  • Semiconductors

  • Optical Properties of Solids

  • Summary

  • Exercises