## Introduction to solid state physics |

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(Omit the electron spin from the enumeration.) 2. Kinetic energy of

Show that the kinetic energy of a three-dimensional gas of N free electrons at 0°K

is Eo = *#€, . 3. Pressure and bulk modulus of an

(Omit the electron spin from the enumeration.) 2. Kinetic energy of

**electron gas**.Show that the kinetic energy of a three-dimensional gas of N free electrons at 0°K

is Eo = *#€, . 3. Pressure and bulk modulus of an

**electron gas**. (a) Derive a ...Page 269

In this chapter we complete the treatment of the most important properties of the

free

behavior of free

...

In this chapter we complete the treatment of the most important properties of the

free

**electron**Fermi**gas**. Our object is to get a good physical feeling for thebehavior of free

**electrons**before we go on in Chapter 9 to treat the modifications...

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3) of an

transverse electromagnetic waves, Eq. (10). A longitudinal plasma oscillation is

shown in Fig. 4 as a uniform displacement of an

slab.

3) of an

**electron gas**at the plasma frequency described earlier as the cutoff oftransverse electromagnetic waves, Eq. (10). A longitudinal plasma oscillation is

shown in Fig. 4 as a uniform displacement of an

**electron gas**in a thin metallicslab.

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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