solid-state physics

  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with experimental and theoretical investigations of the properties of solids, such as superconductivity, photoconductivity, and ferromagnetism

Words Nearby solid-state physics

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How to use solid-state physics in a sentence

  • Fenwick wanted help that would put Clearwater College on its feet through a research contract in solid state physics.

    The Great Gray Plague | Raymond F. Jones
  • I don't mean just in solid-state physics, but in science as a whole.

    Anything You Can Do ... | Gordon Randall Garrett

Scientific definitions for solid-state physics

solid-state physics

  1. 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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