Memories of Professor Charles Kittel
I first came to know about him in my post-graduation when I had studied his book entitled "Introduction to Solid State Physics". This was the time when I read about the book author Charles Kittel and that book become one of my best book of physics. The book language and explanation was very simple and in an easy way. I thought I would meet Prof. Charles Kittel if I get the opportunity but today I had read on the internet that he is no more and I didn't stop my tears. Its really sad news for the scientific community and our society. We all will always remember his legacy in science.
When I wrote an email to him regarding the solutions to his classical text book, I got his reply immediately. I really appreciate his kindness.
A great spirit.
A Great Teacher
His textbooks on solid state physics have inspired so many young students, including myself!
My first interaction with solid State physics
Your Thoughts: I cannot forget the contribution of the great legend Charles Kittle in making me what I am and what I learned about Solid state Physics. My first interaction with solid state physics was in 1994, I always followed the book introduction to solid state physics. the expressions, the concepts was amazing. I always refer to the students that book for developing their ideas about crystallography, lattice interactions, solid state reactions and many more. It's a book to read again and agian and each time to find something new and exciting. Deep condolences for him. Mary he rest in peace after contributing a great in the solid physics.