¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Phonons

**1.** phonon [n] - See also: phonon

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Phonons

### Literary usage of Phonons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Science* by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)

"The generation of as many as nine such overtone LO **phonons** has been observed in
scattering from cadmium sul- fide (8) when the laser is close to a resonant ..."**2.** *Green's Functions and Boundary Element Analysis for Modeling of Mechanical* edited by J. R. Berger, V. K. Tewary (1998)

"squares of the phonon frequencies and its eigenvectors are the polarization
vectors of the corresponding **phonons**. Equation (7) along with eqs (8) and (9) ..."**3.** *Dynamic Materials Models in Computer Programs: Workshop Proceedings* edited by Lennart Agardh (1998)

"The function Gq (q) represents physically the weight or number of **phonons** of
slowness vector q that the solid can provide. If, instead of the imaginary part ..."