CA5020 Principles of Solids and Surfaces


Objectives:

Structure of solids. Lattice energy. Diffusion in solids. Crystal defects, Nonstoichiometry and Solid solutions. Solid state transformations and reactions. Crystal Chemistry, Property and Application of Materials. Surface structure, notation, clean and stepped surfaces; reconstruction, structure of adsorbate layers, molecular chemisorption, surface energy, Bonding in solids. Xray diffraction: indexing of reflections, determination of lattice type, lattice extinctions, application and interpretation of powder Xray diffraction data. Neutron and electron diffraction. Types of materials textural materials and material characterization.

Text Books:

1.H. V. Keer, Principles of the Solid State, New Age International, 1996.

2.L. Smart and E. More, Solid State Chemistry, Chapman & Hall, 1993.

3.C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Wiley, 1991.

4.A.W. Adamson, Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Wiley, 1990.

5.A. R. West, Solid State Chemistry and Its Applications, Wiley, 1989.

6.A. Zangwill, Physics at Surfaces, Oxford University Press, 1988.

7.B.D. Cullity, Elements of Xray Diffraction, Addison Wesley, 1978.

8.L.V. Azaroff, Introduction to Solids, Tata McGrawHill, 1977.

Reference Books:

1.H. V. Keer, Principles of the Solid State, New Age International, 1996.

2.L. Smart and E. More, Solid State Chemistry, Chapman & Hall, 1993.

3.C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, Wiley, 1991.

4.A.W. Adamson, Physical Chemistry of Surfaces, Wiley, 1990.

5.A. R. West, Solid State Chemistry and Its Applications, Wiley, 1989.

6.A. Zangwill, Physics at Surfaces, Oxford University Press, 1988.

7.B.D. Cullity, Elements of Xray Diffraction, Addison Wesley, 1978.

8.L.V. Azaroff, Introduction to Solids, Tata McGrawHill, 1977.