## Introduction to Solid State Physics |

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We construct the reciprocal lattice of the crystal " (L. Brillouin, 1930)

CONSTRUCTION OF FERMI

concerned with the shape of the Fermi

in wavevector or k ...

We construct the reciprocal lattice of the crystal " (L. Brillouin, 1930)

CONSTRUCTION OF FERMI

**SURFACES**With metals we are particularlyconcerned with the shape of the Fermi

**surface**, the**surface**of constant energy cj?in wavevector or k ...

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1st zone 2nd zone 3rd zone Figure 4 The free electron Fermi

viewed in the reduced zone scheme. The shaded areas represent occupied

electron states. Parts of the Fermi

zones.

1st zone 2nd zone 3rd zone Figure 4 The free electron Fermi

**surface**of Fig. 2, asviewed in the reduced zone scheme. The shaded areas represent occupied

electron states. Parts of the Fermi

**surface**fall in the second, third, and fourthzones.

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One

and defines Ei, as in Eq. (11). The second

be taken over any interior

One

**surface**integral is taken over the outer**surface**of the ellipsoidal specimenand defines Ei, as in Eq. (11). The second

**surface**integral defines E2 and maybe taken over any interior

**surface**that is a suitable distance (say 50 A) from the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 59 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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applied approximation atoms band boundary calculated called cell Chapter charge components concentration condition conduction consider constant contribution crystal cubic defined density dependence determined direction discussed dislocation effect electric field electron energy energy gap equal equation excited experimental experiments factor Fermi surface Figure free electron frequency function given gives hole impurity increased interaction ions lattice length lower magnetic field mass mean measurements metal modes motion normal observed obtain orbital parallel particle periodic phase phonon Phys physics plane polarization positive potential primitive problem properties quantum reciprocal lattice referred reflection region relation resistivity resonance result scattering semiconductor shown in Fig solid solution space specimen sphere structure superconducting surface Table temperature theory thermal tion transition unit valence values vector volume wave wavevector zero zone