## 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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E P(R)2 + U, (22.4) R 2M where P(R) is the momentum of the atom whose

APPROXIMATION For a pair potential (j> of the Lennard-Jones form the

extraction of useful exact ...

E P(R)2 + U, (22.4) R 2M where P(R) is the momentum of the atom whose

**equilibrium**position is R, and M is the atomic mass. THE HARMONICAPPROXIMATION For a pair potential (j> of the Lennard-Jones form the

extraction of useful exact ...

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In regions where nc and pv exceed their

occurs faster than generation, leading to a decrease in the carrier densities, while

in regions where they fall short of their

faster ...

In regions where nc and pv exceed their

**equilibrium**values, recombinationoccurs faster than generation, leading to a decrease in the carrier densities, while

in regions where they fall short of their

**equilibrium**values, generation occursfaster ...

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In the non-

space charge are small differs from the position beyond which the carrier density

gradients are small. Thus when V # 0, the p-n junction is characterized not by two

, ...

In the non-

**equilibrium**case the position beyond which the electric field andspace charge are small differs from the position beyond which the carrier density

gradients are small. Thus when V # 0, the p-n junction is characterized not by two

, ...

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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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