What is the meaning of the lattice vibration?

Lattice vibrations and phonons

Electrons in the crystal pp 33-69 | Cite as

  • Rudolf Herrmann
  • Uwe Preppernau


In this chapter we examine the lattice vibrations or the phonons corresponding to them. In the following, we will deal with such physical processes taking place in the solid body that are to be understood without considering the influence of the electrons.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Herrmann
  • Uwe Preppernau
  1. 1. Humboldt University BerlinBerlinGermany