Solid-state physics



[kuh n-denst-mat-er] /kənˈdɛnstˌmæt ər/
noun
1.
the branch of physics that deals with the macroscopic physical properties of matter, especially solids; the study of the electromagnetic, structural, and thermodynamic properties of solids.
2.
this study applied to crystalline solids, amorphous solids, and liquids.
solid-state physics
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with experimental and theoretical investigations of the properties of solids, such as superconductivity, photoconductivity, and ferromagnetism
solid-state physics
The branch of condensed matter physics that specializes in the study of solids, especially in the electric and magnetic properties of solid crystalline materials, such as semiconductors.

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