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Solid State Condensed matter books

  1. Sep 30, 2015 #1
    What is the best book that gives you the essential knowledge for condensed matter physics ?
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  3. Oct 1, 2015 #2


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    Which level? Not being a condensed-matter physicist myself, I liked the good old book by Ashcroft and Mermin when I attended a lecture about the subject some years back. As new theory books, I like Altland and Rammer.
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