Cover; The Physics of Dilute Magnetic Alloys; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Translators' foreword; 1 Atoms; 1.1 Mean-field approximation and electronic configurations; 1.2 Multiplets; 1.3 Coulomb and exchange integrals; 1.4 Hartree's method; References and further reading; Note added by the translators:; 2 Molecules; 2.1 The H2+ molecule; 2.2 The H2 molecule; 2.3 The configuration interaction; 2.4 Second quantization; References and further reading; Note added by the translators:; 3 The Sommerfeld theory of metals; 3.1 Classification of solids; 3.1.1 Molecular crystals

3.1.2 Ionic crystals3.1.3 Covalent-bond crystals; 3.1.4 Metals; 3.2 The Sommerfeld theory; References and further reading; Note added by the translators:; 4 Band theory; 4.1 The periodic structure of crystals; 4.2 Bloch's theorem; 4.3 An approach starting from the free electron picture; 4.4 The Bloch orbital as a linear combination of atomic orbitals; 4.5 Metals and insulators; 4.6 The Wigner-Seitz theory; 5 Magnetic impurities in metals; 5.1 Local charge neutrality; 5.2 The spherical representation; 5.3 Charge distribution and the density of states; 5.4 Virtual bound states

5.5 The Anderson model I5.6 The Anderson model II; 5.7 The Coulomb interaction: UHF; 5.8 Expansion in powers of U; 5.9 s-d interaction; 5.10 Case with orbital degeneracy; References and further reading; Further reading; 6 The infrared divergence in metals; 6.1 The Anderson orthogonality theorem; 6.2 Mahan's problem; 6.3 The thermal Green's function; 6.4 Thermal Green's functions in the presence of local potentials; 6.5 The partition function in the s-d problem; 6.6 The Nozières-de Dominicis solution; 6.7 Calculation of the partition function; 6.8 A scaling approach

Summary

A classic book on the Kondo effect by its discoverer, for graduate students and researchers in condensed matter physics