## 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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Thus at sufficiently low temperatures

source of collisions in any real specimen. This scattering will be elastic provided

that the energy gap between the

Thus at sufficiently low temperatures

**impurity**scattering will be the dominantsource of collisions in any real specimen. This scattering will be elastic provided

that the energy gap between the

**impurity**ground state and lowest excited state ...Page 584

If the temperature is too low (or the

28.36) eventually fails to hold, and either nd/Nd or pJNa (but not both) ceases to

be negligible, i.e., one of the

If the temperature is too low (or the

**impurity**concentration too high), condition (28.36) eventually fails to hold, and either nd/Nd or pJNa (but not both) ceases to

be negligible, i.e., one of the

**impurity**types is no longer fully ionized by thermal ...Page 590

One way to make such crystals is to vary the concentration of impurities in the "

melt" as the growing crystal is slowly extracted, thus producing a variation in

fabrication are ...

One way to make such crystals is to vary the concentration of impurities in the "

melt" as the growing crystal is slowly extracted, thus producing a variation in

**impurity**concentration along one spatial direction. Delicate methods offabrication are ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Failures of the Free Electron Model | 57 |

The facecentered cubic elements | 72 |

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

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