## 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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To verify that (5.3) gives a set of primitive

notes that the b,- satisfy2 bj □ ij = Indij, (5.4) where 5y is the Kxonecker delta

symbol : dij = 1, i = j. Now any

...

To verify that (5.3) gives a set of primitive

**vectors**for the**reciprocal lattice**, one firstnotes that the b,- satisfy2 bj □ ij = Indij, (5.4) where 5y is the Kxonecker delta

symbol : dij = 1, i = j. Now any

**vector**k can be written as a linear combination3 of...

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Given a particular Bravais lattice, a lattice plane is denned to be any plane

containing at least three noncollinear Bravais lattice ... Conversely, for any

separated by a ...

Given a particular Bravais lattice, a lattice plane is denned to be any plane

containing at least three noncollinear Bravais lattice ... Conversely, for any

**reciprocal lattice vector**K, there is a family of lattice planes normal to K andseparated by a ...

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will give a plane wave with wavelength greater than 2n/K = d. Such a plane wave

cannot have the same value on all planes in the family, and therefore cannot ...

**reciprocal lattice vector**normal to the planes, for any wave vector shorter than Kwill give a plane wave with wavelength greater than 2n/K = d. Such a plane wave

cannot have the same value on all planes in the family, and therefore cannot ...

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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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