Topics for doctoral schoool admission:
- Symmetry and crystal structure.
- Crystalline defects.
- Crystal binding.
- Energy bands. Material classification.
- X-ray diffraction method in the study of crystalline structure.
- C. Kittel, Introduction in solid state physics, eigth edition, tocs.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/125610068.pdf
- Neil W. Ashcroft, N. David Mermin, Solid state Physics, 1971
- G. Kostorz, Phase transformation in materials, 2001
- B. D. Cullity, Elements of X-ray diffraction, 1956
- Y. Leng, Materials Characterization: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods, 2008