## Introduction to solid state physics |

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We see that the Pauli principle explains one of the central problems of the theory

of metals: how do the electrons travel long distances without colliding with each

other?

We see that the Pauli principle explains one of the central problems of the theory

of metals: how do the electrons travel long distances without colliding with each

other?

**MOTION**IN MAGNETIC FIELDS By the argument of (7.45) we have the ...Page 324

ELECTRONS, HOLES, AND OPEN ORBITS We now derive the equation of

linear crystal in an applied electric field. Suppose that the wave packet is made

up of ...

ELECTRONS, HOLES, AND OPEN ORBITS We now derive the equation of

**motion**of an electron in a crystal. We look first at the**motion**of a wave packet in alinear crystal in an applied electric field. Suppose that the wave packet is made

up of ...

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We have not overthrown Newton's second law of

crystal is subject to forces from the crystal lattice as well as from external sources.

If we choose to express the

alone ...

We have not overthrown Newton's second law of

**motion**: the electron in thecrystal is subject to forces from the crystal lattice as well as from external sources.

If we choose to express the

**motion**of the electron in terms of the external forcealone ...

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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