Taking a unique, applications-oriented approach, this book helps readers understand the power of group theory and gives them the tools needed to analyze any atomic, molecular, or crystalline solid system. With over 100 end-of-chapter exercises, this book is invaluable for graduate students and researchers in the physical sciences.
About the Author
Thomas Wolfram is a former Chairman and Professor of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri, Columbia. He has founded a science and technology laboratory for a major company and started a company that manufactured diode-pumped, fiber-optic transmitters and amplifiers.
Şinasi Ellialtioğlu is a Professor and Director of Basic Sciences at TED University, Ankara, Turkey. He has served as the National Administrator of NATO Science Fellowships and chaired the Department of Physics at Middle East Technical University, Turkey.