A Review of the Experimental Properties of Insulating Solids

  • A. B. Kunz
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 2)


In this review, the author attempts to generate a brief compilation of some important experimental information relating to the insulating solids. These properties may be regarded as falling into four classes. These are: (a) general crystallo-graphic data, (b) electronic data, (c) optical properties, and (d) mechanical properties. This compilation is not exhaustive and in preparing it, the author has tried to lean heavily on previous available compilations. Especially in the case of the ionic alkali-halides, much of the data has been available for a substantial amount of time and it is difficult to trace a given measurement back to its origin. Therefore, except for such cases as where the author has resorted to the original literature only the compilation source will be listed. Interested readers will certainly find additional references in the compilations cited here. The data is presented here in a series of seven tables.


Bulk Modulus Cohesive Energy Electron Volt Experimental Property Static Dielectric Constant 
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© Plenum Press, London 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Kunz
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and Materials Research LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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