This is a collaborative Wiki for the course Solid State Chemistry (CHEM-E4155), which is a part of the Chemistry and Functional Materials MSc Majors at Aalto.

MyCourses page for the course: Spring 2023.

Instructions for working with the Wiki.

List of Contributors starting from year 2017.

Figure 1. One way to describe the connections between solid state chemistry and related fields (Figure: AJK).

Table of Contents

Currently, the most populated subtopics are Synthesis, Characterization, d-metal compounds, and Zintl phases.

Fundamental concepts in solid state chemistry

Structure of crystalline materials

Bonding in solids

Description of crystal structures



Various compounds and specialized concepts in solid state chemistry

Main group compounds and geochemistry

d-metal compounds

Specialized topics

Archived topics (administrators only)


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