## Introduction to Solid State Physics |

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Values of the electrical conductivity and

Table 3 . It is easy to understand the result ( 48 ) for the conductivity . We expect

the charge transported to be proportional to the charge density ne ; the factor e /

m ...

Values of the electrical conductivity and

**resistivity**of the elements are given inTable 3 . It is easy to understand the result ( 48 ) for the conductivity . We expect

the charge transported to be proportional to the charge density ne ; the factor e /

m ...

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The

form p = pl + pi , ( 52 ) where pl is the

lattice , and pi is the

The

**resistivity**of a metal containing impurity atoms may usually be written in theform p = pl + pi , ( 52 ) where pl is the

**resistivity**caused by thermal motion of thelattice , and pi is the

**resistivity**caused by scattering of the electron waves by ...Page 295

Yet the distinction between the

and insulators is striking: the

be of the order of 10-10 ohm-cm, and the

...

Yet the distinction between the

**resistivity**values of normal metallic conductorsand insulators is striking: the

**resistivity**of a pure metal at low temperatures maybe of the order of 10-10 ohm-cm, and the

**resistivity**of a good insulator may be as...

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 59 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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