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