## 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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Page 476

As k varies, the discrete energies of the emergent

Therefore the totality of

direction will have a continuous distribution of energies. Evidently this conclusion

is not ...

As k varies, the discrete energies of the emergent

**neutron**will also vary.Therefore the totality of

**neutrons**emerging from the process in a specifieddirection will have a continuous distribution of energies. Evidently this conclusion

is not ...

Page 479

It follows analytically from the fact that the

for small p', while tuojip'/h) either vanishes linearly (acoustic branch) or

approaches a constant (optical branch). Hence for small enough p the

energy is ...

It follows analytically from the fact that the

**neutron**energy vanishes quadraticallyfor small p', while tuojip'/h) either vanishes linearly (acoustic branch) or

approaches a constant (optical branch). Hence for small enough p the

**neutron**energy is ...

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Scattering of a

the crystal is in an eigenstate of the harmonic Hamiltonian with phonon

occupation numbers n^ and the

satisfying: ...

Scattering of a

**Neutron**by an Insulator Suppose that at the start of the experimentthe crystal is in an eigenstate of the harmonic Hamiltonian with phonon

occupation 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 |

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

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