"The average student should find this book an attractive and refreshingly readable introductory text on electrons in solids."
From the Back Cover
This third edition of Electrons in Solids: An Introductory Survey is the result of a thorough re-examination of the entire text, incorporating suggestions and corrections by students and professors who have used the text. Explanations and descriptions have been expanded, and additional information has been added on high Tc supercnductors, diamond films, "buckminsterfullerenes," and thin magnetic materials. Adopted by more than 20 colleges and universities, this text has proven to be a solid introduction to the electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials.