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Title Condensed-matter physics / Panel on Condensed-Matter Physics, Physics Survey Committee, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986.

Series Physics through the 1990s
Physics through the 1990s.
Subject Condensed matter.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Condensed Matter Physics.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 307 pages) : illustrations.
Note Includes index.
Contents ""Condensed-Matter Physics""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""I Highlights, Opportunities, and Needs""; ""CONDENSED-MATTER PHYSICS AND ITS IMPORTANCE""; ""DISCOVERY""; ""Artificially Structured Materials""; ""The Quantized Hall Effect""; ""Effects of Reduced Dimensionality""; ""Charge-Density Waves""; ""Disorder""; ""Mixed Valence and Heavy Fermions""; ""The Superfluid Phases of 3He""; ""The Renormalization Group Methods""; ""Chaotic Phenomena in Time and Space""; ""Widespread Use of Synchrotron Radiation""; ""Atomic Resolution Experimental Probes""
""RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN CONDENSED-MATTER PHYSICS IN THE NEXT DECADE""""NEEDS OF CONDENSED-MATTER PHYSICS IN THE NEXT DECADE""; ""Support for Individual Researchers""; ""MANPOWER""; ""INSTRUMENTATION""; ""COMPUTATION""; ""FUNDING""; ""Support for National Facilities""; ""NEUTRON FACILITIES""; ""SYNCHROTRON RADIATION SOURCES RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""HIGH-MAGNETIC-FIELD FACILITIES RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""ELECTRON-MICROSCOPE FACILITIES RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING NATIONAL FACILITIES""; ""University-Industry-Government Relations""
""II A Decade of Condensed-Matter Physics""""1 Electronic Structure and Properties of Matter""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""ADVANCES IN ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE DETERMINATIONS""; ""MANY-ELECTRON EFFECTS""; ""QUANTIZED HALL EFFECT""; ""ELECTRON-HOLE DROPLETS""; ""ELECTRONICALLY ORDERED STATES""; ""DISORDERED SYSTEMS""; ""MIXED MEDIA""; ""CONDENSED MATTER AT HIGH PRESSURE""; ""OPPORTUNITIES""; ""2 Structures and Vibrational Properties of Solids""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""THEORETICAL CALCULATIONS""; ""MEASUREMENTS OF STRUCTURES AND PHONON SPECTRA""; ""PHONON TRANSPORT""; ""ELECTRON-PHONON INTERACTIONS""
""DISORDERED SOLIDS AND INCOMMENSURATE PHASES""""PHASE TRANSITIONS AND NONLINEAR EXCITATIONS""; ""OPPORTUNITIES""; ""3 Critical Phenomena and Phase Transitions""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""WHAT ARE CRITICAL PHENOMENA, AND WHY ARE THEY INTERESTING TO PHYSICISTS?""; ""EXAMPLES OF PHASE TRANSITIONS AND CRITICAL POINTS""; ""HISTORY""; ""WHAT DOES ONE MEASURE?""; ""WHAT DETERMINES THE UNIVERSALITY CLASS?""; ""EXPERIMENTAL REALIZATIONS OF LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS""; ""MULTICRITICAL POINTS""; ""SYSTEMS WITH ALMOST-BROKEN SYMMETRY""; ""Two-Dimensional Superfluid and XY Model""
""Melting of a Two-Dimensional Crystal""""Smectic A-to-Nematic Transition""; ""QUENCHED DISORDER""; ""PERCOLATION AND THE METAL-INSULATOR TRANSITION IN DISORDERED SYSTEMS""; ""NONEQUILIBRIUM SYSTEMS""; ""FIRST-ORDER TRANSITIONS""; ""OUTLOOK""; ""4 Magnetism""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""MAGNETIC INSULATORS""; ""Low-Dimensional Systems""; ""Critical Phenomena""; ""METALLIC MAGNETS""; ""Transition-Metal Ferromagnets""; ""Rare-Earth and Actinide Magnets""; ""DISORDERED SYSTEMS""; ""Introduction""; ""Disordered Ferromagnets, Antiferromagnets, and Paramagnets""; ""Spin Glasses""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0309568048 (electronic bk.)
9780309568043 (electronic bk.)
0309035775 (pbk.)
9780309035774 (pbk.)
OCLC # 326709807
Additional Format Print version: Condensed-matter physics. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986 0309035775 (OCoLC)12695045