 +Solid State Chemistry

Introduction to Solidstate Chemistry (MIT)

Introduction to Crystal Physics (Hartmann)

The Nature of Crystalline Solids

Properties of Materials (Newnham)

Inorganic Structural Chemistry 2^{nd} Ed. (Muller)

Solid State Physics (Ashcroft and Mermin)

Groups and Double Groups (Atkins 2006)

Group Theory Applications to the Physics of Condensed Matter (Dresselhaus 2008)

Oxides: Solidstate Chemistry (McCarroll/Ramanujachary)

Introduction to Phase Equilibria and Phase Diagrams

Introduction to Ternary Phase Diagrams (Selvaduray 2004)

Exploratory Synthesis of New Compounds (Corbett, 2006)

List of Solid State References

The WKB Approximation

Process Engineering Analysis in Semiconductor Device Fabrication

Quantum Mechanics Notes (Silverstone)

Physical Chemistry, 8^{th} Ed. (Atkins)

Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms, 2^{nd} Ed. (Espenson)

Everything you need to know about science (Packard Fellows 1999)

Guide to Acing Oral Exams

Efficient Reading of Papers in Science and Technology


MIT Solid State Chemistry Lectures

 +Bonding in Solids

Bonding in Metals, Semiconductors, and Insulators

Classification of Mixed Valence Compounds (Robin and Day 1967)

The Band Model for d and fMETALS (Koelling)

The Band Theory of Solids

Bandgaps in Solids (Allen, 1985)

Bonding in ThCr_{2}Si_{2} Materials (Hoffman, 1985)

Bonding in ThCr_{2}Si_{2} versus CaBe_{2}Ge_{2} (Hoffman, 1986)

Charge and Spin Density Waves (Brown and Gruener, 1994)

Resonating Valence Bonds (RVB) (Anderson, 1973); followup RVB as triangular antiferromagnet ground state (Anderson 1973)

Beyond the Bond (Philip Ball, 2011)

Halffilled 1D Chain from HL States (Hashimoto)

HL versus HF Wavefunctions

Local and Cooperative JahnTeller Distortions in Solids

First vs Second Order JahnTeller Effects (Pearson 1975)

Second Order JahnTeller Examples (Pearson 1983)

A Bonding Quandary

DO OXIDATION STATES HAVE PHYSICAL MEANING? CONFLICTING VIEWS:

Charge States in Transition (Resta 2008)

Charge Self Regulation (Zunger 2008)

A Piece of the Picture (Jansen and Wedig 2008)

Oxidation States, Atomic Charges, and Orbital Populations (Alvarez 2009)

Rigorous definition of oxidation dates of ions in solids (Rapp 2011)







 +Quantum Materials

Metals Without Electrons: the Physics of Exotic Quantum Fluids (Introduction to Electron Correlations, Schofield)

Novel electronic states close to Mott transition in lowdimensional and frustrated systems (Khomskii 2011)

Correlated Electron Physics in Perovskites (Tokura 2003)

Exotic Spin Texture Materials

MetalInsulator Transitions (Imada/Fujimori/Tokura)

MetalInsulator Transitions in Oxides (Honig and Van Zandt, 1975)

MetalInsulator Transition (Mott 1968)

Electron Correlations in Narrow Energy Bands: An Improved Solution (Hubbard 1964)

Characteristics of Heavy Fermions (Ott)

Universal KadowakiWoods Ratio

Wilson Ratio in Kondo Systems (Wilson 1975)

Wilson Ratio in Heavy Fermions (Sheng and Cooper 1995)

Role of Orbitals in Correlated Electron Systems (Khomskii, 2005)

Disordered Electronic Systems (Lee and Ramakrishnan 1985)

Spin and Orbital Ordering Types

JahnTeller Distortions of Tetrahedral Site Ions (Goodenough 1963)

Orbital Interactions in Low Dimensional Solids (Whangbo 1986)

Magnetooptical properties of Spinels (Tokura, 2008)

The Anomalous Hall Effect (Ong 2009)

Water Splitting with Oxides (Lee, 2006)

Lithium Ion Battery Challenges (Tarascon, 2001)

Determining Magnetocaloric Effect from Magnetization and Specific Heat, With Error Propagation (Pecharsky 1999)

Quantum Algorithm Implementation for Beginners (Eidenben 2018)

 +Topological Insulators

Topological Semimetals (Schoop 2018)

Weyl and Dirac Semimetals in Three Dimensional Solids (Armitage, et al. 2017)

Topological Quantum Chemistry and Band Representations (Felser, Bernevig, et al. 2017)

Majorana Fermions and Topological Superconductivity (Leijnse and Flensberg 2012)

Complete Theory of Symmetrybased Indicators of Band Topology and Extended to all 1651 Magnetic Groups (Vishwanath, et al. 2017)

Identification of a TI through the Bulk Bandstructure (Felser 2012)

QuasiMolecular Orbitals in Iridates (Khomskii 2012)

Volovik on Topological States: ^{3}He (2011), ^{3}He (2005), and Physics, Gravity, and HighT_{c}

Berry Phase (Berry 1984)

Emergent Topological Phases in t_{2g}orbital Systems (Ting 2014)

Z^{2} classification and 3D Topological Insulators (Roy 2006(9))

Overview of Topological Insulators (Hasan, APS 2011)

Cd_{3}As_{2}: A Dirac Semimetal (Cava 2013, Hasan 2013)

Topological Phase Transitions in Skutterudites (Liu 2013)

Superconductivity in Noncentrosymmetric PbTaSe_{2} (Cava 2013)

The Birth of Topological Insulators (Moore 2010)

SpinOrbit Physics in the Mott Regime (Balents 2010)

A Romance with Many Dimensions (Manoharan 2010)

Classification of Interacting 3D Topological Insulators (Senthil 2014)

Interplay of SpinOrbit Coupling and Magnetism (Whangbo 2008)

Basics of Spectroscopic Term Symbols

Simple SpinOrbit Coupling Model for Chemists

TIs and Thermoelectrics (Felser and Yan, 2012)

Why is Mercury Liquid? (Importance of Spin Orbit Coupling)

SpinOrbit Coupling Constants for Atoms and Ions

Spectroscopic Term Symbol Splitting in Crystals (group theory method) (Bethe 1929)

Double groups at symmetry groups for spinorbit hamiltonians (Damhus 1984)

Opportunities in TIs (Cui 2011)

Topological and Weyl Phonons (Lubensky 2016)

The Molecular Berry Phase (Mead 1992)

Diabolical Conical Intersections (Yarkony 1996)

Quantum Computation by Braiding (Collins 2006, Scientific American)

Quantum Computing With a Twist (Simon 2010, Physics World)

 +Magnetism

Introduction to Magnetism

Magnetic Properties of Solids (Dresselhaus)

Magnetism and the Chemical Bond (Goodenough 1963)

Elemental Core Diamagnetism: List 1, List 2, List 3

Bond Diamagnetism: Pascal Constants

GoodnoughKanamori Superexchange Rules

Origin of Magnetic Interactions by Studying Dimers (Hoffman 1975)

Basic Models of Magnetic Susceptibility

Magnetic Properties of Copper Dimers (Ginsberg 1967)

Field Guide to Spin Liquids (Knolle and Moessner)

Magnetic Pyrochlore Oxides (Greedan 2010)

Geometrically Frustrated Magnets (Ramirez 1994)

Spin liquids in frustrated magnets (Balents 2010)

Frontiers in Frustrated Magnetism (Normand 2009)

The Geometries of Triangular Magnetic Lattices (Cava, McQueen, et al.)

Spin Hamiltonians and Exchange Interactions (Henley, Physics Perspective)

Magnetic properties and Mott transition in the Hubbard model on the anisotropic triangular lattice (Yamada 2014)

SpinOrbit vs. SpinLiquid on the Triangular Lattice (Balents 2017)

Magnetic Frustration and Heavy Fermions (Broholm, 2004)

The Design and Synthesis of Frustrated Magnets (Harrison 2004)

Review of Triangular Antiferromagnets (Collins, 1997); the cond mat version is also available

Properties of Magnetically Frustrated Pyrochlores (Chalker, 1998)

Theories on the Magnetic Properties of Solids (Koide and Oguchi, 1963)

Pauling's (in)famous Ice Rules (Pauling, 1935)

Itinerant Magnetism from a Chemical Bonding Perspective (Dronskowski 2002; Alternate version also available)

Molecular Magnetism (Sessoli, 2008)

S=1/2 Magnetic Cluster Observables (Barnes 2005)

Pd(dmit)_{2} Organic Magnets (Tamura 2009)

Felement Molecular Magnetism (Long, 2011)

NMR and Relaxation Rates in Dimers (Clementi 1998)

Perimeter Institute Workshop on Frustrated Magnetism

Magnetic Unit Conversions

Excellent Overview of Magnetic Units (Birge 1934)

Description of Magnetic Units

Kotani Behavior (Impact of SpinOrbit Coupling, Kotani, 1949)

Thoughts on CurieWeiss Law (Van Vleck, 1973)

CURIEWEISS FITTING TUTORIAL

> Analyzing Data using the CurieWeiss Law (McQueen, 2009)

> Data used in the example

> Lattice Parameters vs Doping for Ruby (Graham, 1960)

 +Superconductivity

List of Known Superconductors (More recent list of Intermetallic Superconductors)

Matthias on Superconductivity (includes list)

Layered dmetal pnictide oxides and their potential as candidates for new superconductors (Kauzlarich, 2010)

Unconventional Superconductors Comparison (Uemura, 2009)

Neutron Studies of Pnictide Superconductors (Lynn, 2009)

Current Status of Arsenide/Pnictide Superconductors (Hosono, 2008)

Iron Chalcogenide Superconductivity (Dagotto 2013)

Organic Conductors and Superconductors (Jerome, 2008)

Design of a Room Temperature Superconductor (Pickett, 2006)

Mechanisms of Superconductivity (with real data!) (Uemura, 2004)

Interaction of superconductivity and magnetism in borocarbide superconductors (Narozhnyi 2001)

Review of Oxide Superconductors (Cava, 2000)

Organic Superconductors (Williams, 1991)

Manifesto for a higher T_{c}  lessons from pnictides and cuprates (Basov and Chubukov 2011; expanded version of Nat. Phys. 2011 viewpoint

Interplay between magnetism and superconductivity in ironchalcogenide superconductors: crystal growth and characterizations (Birgeneau 2011)

High T_{c} Predictions (Ericsson 2011)

Possible Microscopic Origin of the Pseudogap (Goddard 2011)

Meissner Effect in Anisotropic Superconductors (Millis 1987)

Dynamical Correlations for HighT_{c} (Yin 2011)

WHH Critical Field Formulas (WHH 1965)

Superconductor Critical Fields: Numerical Solutions vs Analytical Approximations

Superconducting Gap Symmetries (Gorkov 1985)

Superconductivity: Physics and Applications (Fossheim and Sudbo, 2004)

Modern Trends in Superconductivity and Superfluidity (Kagan)




 +Structures and Crystallography

Bond Valence Calculator: Excel Spreadsheet and associated List of Bond Valence Sum Constants (See also Brown BVS and Lufaso BVS and Radii lists)

Atomic Radii: Oxides and Fluorides, Chalcogenides and Halides, and Intermetallics

Orbital Radii: Orbital Radii of Atoms and Ions (Waber and Cromer, 1965)

TanabeSugano Diagrams: Octahedral Coordination (Java Applet, IMPORTANT software requirements note)

Basics of Crystallography, GSAS/EXPGUI, and CMPR (Brian Toby)

What R factor is Good Enough? (Toby)

11BM Information: Capillary Tubes (and Sealing), Helium Cryostat Overview, Sample Absorbance Calculator, TOPAS Parameters

Neutron Information: Neutron Scattering Lengths (Neutron News Scattering Lengths (Sears 1992), ADNDT Scattering Lengths (Koester 1991)), Rare Earth Thermal Neutron Resonances (Lynn 1990), Neutron Activation/Absorption Estimator, Inelastic Scattering and Dynamical Susceptibility

Radionuclide Data Handbook




 +Data Tables and Forms

Most Commonly Used

Vapor Pressures in Quartz Tubes

Ellingham Diagrams: Oxides, NonOxides

Magnetic Moments of Common Ions

Electrochemical Series

Brillouin Zones, Special Points, and TRIM momenta (Interactive Viewer)

Table of Properties of Over 1500 Common Inorganic Materials (Segerblom)

Handbook of Inorganic Chemicals (Patnaik 2003)

Atomic Orbital Energy Levels (PDF Version)

 +Thermodynamic Data

Table of Oxide Vapor Pressures (Full Paper)

Vapor Pressure of Many Inorganic Compounds

Intrinsic Strengh of Fused Silica

Thermodynamic Properties of Many Compounds

Thermodynamic Properties of Many Borides, Silicides, and Sulfates

Thermodynamic Properties of Many Halides

Thermodynamic Properties of Some Oxides, Halides, Carbides, and Nitrides

High Temperature Properties and Thermal Decomposition of Inorganic Salts with Oxyanions (Stern 2001)

Thermodynamic Properties of Inorganic Solids

Platinum Group Metal Properties

Compounds of Rhodium and Iridium

Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry (Cotton 2005)

Atlas of Pourbaix Diagrams (Electric Potential vs. pH stability plots)

A dictionary of chemical solubilities (Messinger)

Aqueous Hydroxide Solubility Products

Calculating tempdependent solubility products from thermodynamic data

Common Salt Solubility Products

Thermodynamic Properties of Aqueous Ions

Basic H_{2}O Properties: PT Autoionization (and vs Ionic Strength; also see TMACl and Notes), Liquid, Steam

Thermodynamic Properties of Common Solvents

Solubilities in Acetonitrile

Solubilities in DMSO

Solubilities in DMSO2 (Methylsulfonylmethane)

Crown Ether Binding Constants (Chaves 2003)

Imidazole and Histimine Metal Binding Affinities (Sjoeberg 1997)

EDTA Metal Binding Affinities (Paoletta 1984)

Atomic Ionization Energies

Elemental Core Shell Binding Energies (EDX, etc)

Atomic Polarizabilities

Xray anomalous scattering factors (NIST)

Xray Wavelengths and Atomic Energy Levels

pKa's of common chemicals in Acetonitrile: Large 2008 List, Updated 2011 Values

Salt Solutions for Relative Humidity Control

Tests of Humidity Control with Binary Systems

Binary Aqueous Solutions for Relative Humidity Control

Absolute Band Energies for Some Semiconductors (Xu, 2000)

Martens Handbook of Testing Materials (1899)

Martens Materials Science Handbook (1898)

Thermal Conductivity of Selected Materials (Liley 1966)

Classification of Nickel Steels and Their Basic Properties


