# Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics

- Exp. & theo. methods for atoms, molecules, condensed matter
 Views: 201 Announcement: End of year contest, $75+$50 prize! Dec18-13 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines. If you are seeking help with a... Feb23-13 09:41 AM ZapperZ 1 18,785 In several papers I read "L11 type Co-Pt ordered alloy" (see... May3-12 05:42 PM fluidistic 5 1,568 hi everyone does anyone know what does the word (magnetoabrasive) mean? thanks for answering Nov18-08 12:36 PM pallidin 1 1,205 What does the ratio c/a mean in solid state physics? I have attached a table with a an example. Cheers Feb17-11 03:58 AM DrDu 3 3,690 What does the electrical conductivity of the elements depends from? Sep20-07 06:48 AM Astronuc 2 5,825 What does Sn(alpha) mean? Does it have anything to do with Miller Indices? Oct10-10 08:54 PM alxm 1 1,705 In the E-k diagrams for a semiconductor material,what exactly is k? -is it just the quantized quantity in the bloch... Mar29-12 08:18 AM M Quack 1 1,926 Hi, I am reading some literature on Photoluminescence (PL) on ZnO with alot of this : ... the prominent lines are A... Jul18-11 09:52 AM DangTung 0 1,079 I'm trying to grasp the basic concepts of plasmons and can't quite picture what is going on. When light is... Feb8-12 12:07 PM DrDu 4 1,745 Hi all, Just wondering what does this mean, I understand it is related to a certain state of ionisation, but I... Feb12-10 01:01 PM f95toli 4 1,057 What does a high Debye temperature mean? I know it's related to the phonon contribution to heat capacity at low... Apr29-09 11:34 AM bpsbps 3 4,817 What exactly does a Bose-Einstein Condensate look like with the naked eye? Is there any special about what it looks... Jan25-09 04:50 PM Cthugha 19 2,113 Hi I'm reading some articles about atomic clocks and they say that they probe the clock transition. What does it... Jun5-11 07:06 PM Rajini 1 1,322 In the wikipedia definition for spin ice, I find: I've searched on the web for "spin degrees of freedom" and... Aug6-10 04:58 PM peteratcam 2 3,133 Hi, i speak spanish, and i've tried to translate the term "band gap bowing", but literally it does'nt have any sense.... Nov12-07 04:28 PM aron 3 4,371 I struggle to understand the concept of broken symmetries of the superfluid phases of 3He. Any insight would be much... Jan5-11 08:55 AM genneth 1 874 Hi; What do we know about the holon and the spinon (the 2 particles that make up an electron)? And have these been... Mar21-10 02:18 PM FeDeX_LaTeX 5 1,940 Hello, So a topological insulator can induce a magnetic field when an electric charge is near to it (I can give a... Dec10-11 10:43 AM nonequilibrium 0 1,136 This is a stupid question, but I'm trying to understand some spectroscopic data from the NIST website. Can anyone... Mar8-12 10:48 AM turbo 2 1,085 Hello all, I am somewhat confused in understanding the depletion region of a p-n junction diode.Everywhere a... Sep30-13 10:35 PM marcusl 5 7,408 More specifically, consider a Hamiltonian with a changeable parameter a. When changing a, the ground state of the... Dec27-10 11:57 AM genneth 4 3,148 Hi, I am trying to make a Magnesium source by curling up a tungsten wire with a block of Mg inside. Then by setting... Feb23-12 08:02 AM Zarqon 2 1,069 Can somebody explain in detail what causes the peakes. this is carbon... Nov2-09 02:38 PM Bob S 8 2,384 Are there many interesting computational physics problems out there? Are there any comet trajectories that will... Jun24-06 08:50 PM Astronuc 5 1,977 Experiments in nuclear magnetic resonance for example, demonstrate that precessing atomic nuclei do it so smoothly. At... May27-09 11:03 AM giann_tee 11 2,056 In molecular orbital theory, there are two molecular states. (see below) I don't know the differences between these... Oct27-09 05:08 AM alxm 1 1,733 A lot of hype is out there about both of them (especially the latter) and I was wondering if there is more concrete... Feb2-13 09:33 PM cdux 2 926 Please, can someone answer my question? I know the shape of sp hybrid orbital, but want to know about the others (... Oct15-05 05:46 AM Juan R. 4 8,040 Do they just add waves in to demonstrate the probability wave? They could not be detecting the electron in more than... Jan14-12 04:00 PM jhguth 20 5,094 Just wondering. Nov28-08 05:44 PM granpa 16 2,892 I am posting here coz people here would be more familiar with AMO area. I probably will be doing AMO (atomic... Feb18-09 02:01 PM Redbelly98 1 1,506 hi, I was trying to read some theoretical articles for my research project in solid state physics. Can someone tell... Mar2-11 05:23 PM Stanley514 8 3,862 Have read a few articles and they all talk about them, but none really defines what they are. Thanks! Feb1-12 05:43 PM Aeroslicer821 0 921 Hello condensed matter gurus out there, I'm a new graduate student who's been trying to understand some sentences... Oct22-07 06:06 PM Gokul43201 1 1,211 Simply what are these particles and how are they relevant to superconductors and normal metals? Mar12-13 02:31 AM citw 1 535 I'm looking through my professors research articles and he has stuff on Octupole correlations for certain elements.... Sep15-11 06:25 PM Vanadium 50 3 1,353 I asked about superconductors in another paost, and what I got was how superconductivity is achieved, and how... Feb13-13 09:48 PM ZapperZ 16 1,764 Please specify in a simple way. May10-12 06:37 PM jtbell 4 1,468 Prefferably the strongest for the lowest price :D Jul1-08 02:48 AM malawi_glenn 6 1,713 I have come to read that electron holes are nothing but the blank space that is left behind when an electron is... Dec23-09 02:49 AM DrDu 3 1,501 Hello, I know that Wen might be able to get W Z gauge bosons and chiral neutrinos using his lattice bosonic models... Sep25-09 06:32 PM ensabah6 2 1,088