## Introduction to solid state physics |

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1 2 r (Bohr units) (a) (b) Figure 16 (a) The lowest

sodium, after Wigner and Seitz. The unit of length is 0.S29 X 10 K cm. (b)

Schematic

easier to find ...

1 2 r (Bohr units) (a) (b) Figure 16 (a) The lowest

**wavefunction**uo(r) of metallicsodium, after Wigner and Seitz. The unit of length is 0.S29 X 10 K cm. (b)

Schematic

**wavefunction**fa in sodium for a finite value of k. It is usually mucheasier to find ...

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Metal, ft = 0 Free atom Metal, ft at zone boundary r (Bohr units) Figure 17 Radial

in sodium metal. The

Metal, ft = 0 Free atom Metal, ft at zone boundary r (Bohr units) Figure 17 Radial

**wavefunctions**for the 3s orbital of free sodium atom and for 3s conduction bandin sodium metal. The

**wavefunctions**are found by integrating the Schrodinger ...Page 337

Figure 19 Here a is the

Parts b, c, d are concerned with the

linear array of parabolic potentials. The function b is obtained from direct juncture

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Figure 19 Here a is the

**wavefunction**of a particle in a parabolic potential well.Parts b, c, d are concerned with the

**wavefunction**of a particle that moves along alinear array of parabolic potentials. The function b is obtained from direct juncture

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### Contents

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE | 1 |

CRYSTAL DIFFRACTION AND THE RECIPROCAL LATTICE | 43 |

CRYSTAL BINDING | 95 |

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