## 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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FERMI LIQUID THEORY We conclude this chapter with a brief look at some deep and subtle arguments , primarily due to Landau , 34 that ( a ) explain the remarkable success of the

FERMI LIQUID THEORY We conclude this chapter with a brief look at some deep and subtle arguments , primarily due to Landau , 34 that ( a ) explain the remarkable success of the

**independent**electron approximation in spite of the strength ...Page 348

We have left at our disposal only the temperature -

We have left at our disposal only the temperature -

**independent**quantities characterizing a noninteracting electron gas : kf , m , and h . We can construct a quantity with dimensions of inverse time by multiplying ( 17.65 ) by mo / h ?Page 678

The ground state ( 32.12 ) of the

The ground state ( 32.12 ) of the

**independent**electron approximation therefore gives a 50 percent probability of both electrons being together on the same ion . The**independent**electron triplet state ( 32.13 ) does not suffer from this ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Failures of the Free Electron Model | 57 |

Crystal Lattices | 63 |

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Solid State Physics Neil W. Ashcroft,AshcroftNeil W.,il W. Ashcroft,N. David Mermin Snippet view - 1976 |

Solid State Physics Neil W. Ashcroft,AshcroftNeil W.,il W. Ashcroft,N. David Mermin Snippet view - 1976 |

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