Solid state physics is a branch of condensed matter physics. It deals with the study of solids, i.e. rigid matter including crystals (ordered solids) and glasses (disordered solids).
Bloch waves (electron waves in lattice)
phonons (lattice vibrations)
External links and references
Online textbook: Introduction to Modern Solid State Physics by Yuri M. Galperin.
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