Electronic Properties of Oxide Materials: Applications in Materials Science and Engineering

This book is an introductory text on electronic ceramic materials that provides a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental physics and chemistry of oxide materials with an aim toward understanding their unique properties. It integrates the core concepts of solid-state physics, inorganic chemistry, and crystal chemistry with the aim of determining the underlying science that underpins the electronic behavior of oxides. The book is suited for upper-level undergraduate and beginning graduate courses on electronic ceramic materials; it will also benefit researchers working in industry.