## Solid State PhysicsThis book provides an introduction to the field of solid state physics for undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science. |

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Page 133

We are thus led to examine general properties of the

single electron, = ("£ V' + U(T)) * = £*' (8'2) that follow from the fact that the

potential U has the periodicity (8.1). The free electron

is a ...

We are thus led to examine general properties of the

**SchrOdinger equation**for asingle electron, = ("£ V' + U(T)) * = £*' (8'2) that follow from the fact that the

potential U has the periodicity (8.1). The free electron

**Schrodinger equation**(2.4)is a ...

Page 192

In Chapters 9 and 10 we explored approximate solutions to the one-electron

binding. In most cases of interest the tight-binding approximation (at least in the

simple ...

In Chapters 9 and 10 we explored approximate solutions to the one-electron

**Schrodinger equation**in the limiting cases of nearly free electrons, and tightbinding. In most cases of interest the tight-binding approximation (at least in the

simple ...

Page 201

Thus any single APW does not satisfy the crystal

8 in the interstitial region. 2. 0t£ is continuous at the boundary between atomic

and interstitial regions. 3. In the atomic region about R, </>M does satisfy the ...

Thus any single APW does not satisfy the crystal

**Schrodinger equation**for energy8 in the interstitial region. 2. 0t£ is continuous at the boundary between atomic

and interstitial regions. 3. In the atomic region about R, </>M does satisfy the ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Failures of the Free Electron Model | 57 |

The facecentered cubic elements | 72 |

Copyright | |

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Solid State Physics: Advances in Research and Applications, Volume 42 Henry Ehrenreich Limited preview - 1989 |

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