Introduction to Basic Concepts of Solid State Physics

  • B. G. Yacobi
  • D. B. Holt


The purpose of this chapter is to highlight some basic concepts of the solid state that are important in the description of cathodoluminescence. Detailed introductions to solid-state physics are available in the textbooks listed in the bibliography.


Valence Band Burger Vector Screw Dislocation Edge Dislocation Occupation Probability 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. G. Yacobi
    • 1
  • D. B. Holt
    • 2
  1. 1.Gatan Research and DevelopmentPleasantonUSA
  2. 2.Imperial College of Science and TechnologyUniversity of LondonLondonEngland

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