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The branch of condensed matter physics that deals with the physical properties of solids, especially the electromagnetic, thermodynamic, and structural properties of crystalline solids, such as semiconductors.
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with experimental and theoretical investigations of the properties of solids, such as superconductivity, photoconductivity, and ferromagnetism
The branch of 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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|Noun||1.||solid-state physics - the branch of physics that studies the properties of materials in the solid state: electrical conduction in crystals of semiconductors and metals; superconductivity; photoconductivity|