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Resource letter HCMP-1 : history of condensed matter physics.

Martin, Joseph D. (2017) 'Resource letter HCMP-1 : history of condensed matter physics.', American journal of physics., 85 (2). pp. 87-97.


This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on the history of condensed matter physics, including discussions of the development of the field and strategies for approaching its complicated historical trajectory. Following the presentation of general resources, journal articles and books are cited for the following topics: conceptual development; institutional and community structure; social, cultural, and political history; and connections between condensed matter physics and technology.

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Publisher statement:© 2017 American Association of Physics Teachers. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Association of Physics Teachers. The following article appeared in Martin, Joseph D. (2017). Resource Letter HCMP-1: History of Condensed Matter Physics. American Journal of Physics 85(2): 87-97 and may be found at
Date accepted:28 October 2016
Date deposited:04 October 2019
Date of first online publication:18 January 2017
Date first made open access:04 October 2019

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