76 Solid-State Physics
Includes condensed matter physics, crystallography, and superconductivity. For related information see also 33 Electronics and Electrical Engineering; and 36 Lasers and Masers.
Solid-State Physics – The study of the physical structure and properties of solid matter, including electrical conduction in metal crystals and semiconductors, superconductivity, and photoconductivity. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Exhaustive Interest : All facets of solid-state physics and the solid-state effects in electrical and electronic devices as they relate to aeronautics, astronautics, and aerospace sciences.
Selective Interest : Commercial applications of solid-state physics that might have a potential for use in aerospace applications.
Negative Interest : Solid-state physics with no application to aerospace science.
Input Subjects of Specific Interest
acceptors (solid state)
band structure of solids
condensed matter physics
conductivity (solid state)
critical field curves of superconducting materials
critical temperatures of superconducting materials
crystal growth (general)
crystal structure (semiconductors)
dielectric materials properties
donors (solid state)
electrical transport properties in solids
electron energy bands
electron motion in conductors
electron paramagnetic resonance (solid state)
energy gaps in semiconductors
holes (electron deficiencies)
radiation effects in semiconductors
solid state physics
solidification (solid state)
thin films (theory, deposition and growth)