## 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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However, a remarkable amount of progress can be made by first concentrating

entirely on improving some aspects of the free

continuing to use the

However, a remarkable amount of progress can be made by first concentrating

entirely on improving some aspects of the free

**electron approximation**whilecontinuing to use the

**independent electron**and relaxation time**approximations**.Page 348

We have left at our disposal only the temperature-independent quantities

characterizing a noninteracting electron gas :kF ... if the electron-electron

interactions are strong it is not at all likely that the

We have left at our disposal only the temperature-independent quantities

characterizing a noninteracting electron gas :kF ... if the electron-electron

interactions are strong it is not at all likely that the

**independent electron****approximation**will be a ...Page 807

Dynamical structure factor, 792 in harmonic

dislocation, 632 See also Dislocations Effective Bohr ... 2-6, 316n See also Free

Dynamical structure factor, 792 in harmonic

**approximation**, 792-794 Edgedislocation, 632 See also Dislocations Effective Bohr ... 2-6, 316n See also Free

**electron approximation Electron**g-factor, 646**Electron**,**independent**, see**Independent**...### 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 |

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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alkali atomic band structure Bloch boundary condition Bragg plane Bravais lattice Brillouin zone calculation carrier densities Chapter coefficients collisions conduction band conduction electrons contribution crystal momentum crystal structure density of levels dependence described determined direction Drude effect electric field electron gas electron-electron electronic levels energy gap equilibrium example Fermi energy Fermi surface Figure free electron theory frequency given Hamiltonian hexagonal holes impurity independent electron approximation insulators integral interaction ionic crystals lattice planes lattice point linear magnetic field metals motion nearly free electron neutron normal modes Note number of electrons one-electron levels orbits periodic potential perpendicular phonon Phys plane waves primitive cell primitive vectors problem properties quantum reciprocal lattice vector region result scattering Schrodinger equation semiclassical semiclassical equations semiclassical model semiconductors simple cubic solid solution specific heat sphere spin superconducting symmetry temperature term thermal tight-binding valence vanishes velocity wave functions wave vector zero