Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. General Tables

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Werner Martienssen
      Pages 3-9
    3. Wolf Assmus, Stefan Brühne
      Pages 27-41
  3. The Elements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Werner Martienssen
      Pages 45-158
  4. Classes of Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Frank Goodwin, Sivaraman Guruswamy, Karl U. Kainer, Catrin Kammer, Wolfram Knabl, Alfred Koethe et al.
      Pages 161-430
    3. Hans Warlimont
      Pages 431-476
    4. Manfred D. Lechner
      Pages 477-522
    5. Dieter Krause
      Pages 523-572
  5. Functional Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 573-573
    2. Werner Martienssen
      Pages 575-694
    3. Claus Fischer, Günter Fuchs, Bernhard Holzapfel, Barbara Schüpp-Niewa, Hans Warlimont
      Pages 695-754
    4. Hideki Harada, Manfred Müller, Hans Warlimont
      Pages 755-815
    5. Gagik G. Gurzadyan, Pancho Tzankov
      Pages 817-901
    6. Toshio Mitsui
      Pages 903-938
  6. Special Structures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 939-939
    2. Sergei Pestov, Volkmar Vill
      Pages 941-977
    3. Gianfranco Chiarotti
      Pages 979-1030
    4. Fabrice Charra, Susana Gota-Goldmann
      Pages 1031-1071
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 1073-1119

About this book


Condensed Matter and Materials Science are two of the most active fields of applied physics, with a stream of discoveries in areas from superconductivity and magnetism to the optical, electronic and mechanical properties of materials. While a huge amount of data has been compiled and spread over numerous reference works, no single volume compiles the most used information.

Springer Handbook of Condensed Matter and Materials Data provides a concise compilation of data and functional relationships from the fields of solid-state physics and materials in this 1200-page volume. The data, encapsulated in over 750 tables and 1025 illustrations, have been selected and extracted primarily from the extensive high-quality data collection Landolt-Börnstein and also from other systematic data sources and recent publications of physical and technical property data. Many chapters are authored by Landolt-Börnstein editors, including the editors of this Springer Handbook.

Key Topics

Fundamental Constants

The International System of Units (SI)

Rudiments of Crystallography

The Elements

Metals, Ceramics, Polymers, Glasses

Semiconductors, Superconductors,
Magnetic Materials, Dielectrics and Electrooptics

Ferroelectrics and Antiferroelectrics

Liquid Crystals

Physics of Solid Surfaces,
Mesoscopic and Nanostructered Materials


Covers basic data, materials,
properties and fabrication.

Contains most frequently used
data and relationships.

Authoritative one-volume desk reference

Contains most frequently used data and relationships in condensed-matter and materials science

Incorporates the latest CODATA values for fundamental physical constants

Provides quick access to applicable, reliable, and comprehensive data tables and graphs

Electronic contents fully searchable on accompanying CD-ROM with links to Landolt-Boernsstein and other original literature

Handy format, lucid two-color layout, uniformly styled figures, highly readable tables and visible tabs

Contains 1000 two-color illustrations and
over 900 comprehensive tables.

Features exhaustive references to approved data.

A detailed index and fully searchable CD-ROM
guarantee quick access to data and links to other sources.


Ceramics, Glasses, Polymers Condensed Matter Crystallography Dielectrics and Electrooptics Functional Materials Magnetic Materials, Ferroelectrics Materials Data Metals and Alloys Semi- and Superconductors Solid State Materials alloy ceramics crystal liquid polymer

Editors and affiliations

  • Werner Martienssen
    • 1
  • Hans Warlimont
    • 2
  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität Frankfurt/MainFrankfurt/MainGermany
  2. 2.DSL Dresden Material-Innovation GmbHDresdenGermany

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