## 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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Here w is the (very short-ranged) potential of interaction between a neutron and

an atomic nucleus of the crystal, and r is the ... (24.6) If we define the

assertion ...

Here w is the (very short-ranged) potential of interaction between a neutron and

an atomic nucleus of the crystal, and r is the ... (24.6) If we define the

**crystal****momentum**of a phonon to be ft times its wave vector, then (24.6) makes anassertion ...

Page 503

Thus if one should start with a phonon distribution with nonvanishing total

equilibrium, even if there is no temperature gradient present. In fact, it can be ...

Thus if one should start with a phonon distribution with nonvanishing total

**crystal****momentum**, then normal collisions alone cannot bring about full thermodynamicequilibrium, even if there is no temperature gradient present. In fact, it can be ...

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Scattering of a Neutron by an Insulator Suppose that at the start of the experiment

the

occupation numbers n^ and the neutron is in a state with real

satisfying: ...

Scattering of a Neutron by an Insulator Suppose that at the start of the experiment

the

**crystal**is in an eigenstate of the harmonic Hamiltonian with phononoccupation numbers n^ and the neutron is in a state with real

**momentum**p,satisfying: ...

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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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