## Solid State PhysicsThe Drude Theory of Metals. The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals. Failures of the Free Electron Model. Crystal Lattices. The Reciprocal Lattice. Determination of Crystal Structures by X-Ray Diffraction. Classification of Bravais Lattices and Crystal Structures. Electron levels in a Periodic Potential: General Properties. Electrons in a Weak Periodic Potential.THe Tight-Binding Method. Other Methods for Calculating Band Structure. The Semiclassical Model of Electron Dynamics. The Semiclassical Theory of Conduction in Metals. Measuring the Fermi Surface. Band Structure of Selected Metals. Beyond the Relaxation. Time Approximation. Beyond the Independent Electron Approximation. Surface Effects. Classification of Solids. Cohesive Energy. Failures of the Static Lattice Model. Classical Theory of the Harmonic Crystal. Quantum Theory of the Harmonic Crystal. Measuring Phonon Dispersion Relations. Anharmonic Effects in Crystals. Phonons in Metals. Dielectric Properties of Insulators. Homogeneous Semiconductors. Inhomogeneous Semiconductors. Defects in Crystals. Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism. Electron Interactions and Magnetic Structure. Magnetic Ordering. Superconductivity. Appendices. |

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Since valence levels have higher total energies than core levels , within the core

the core electrons , the valence electrons must have even higher kinetic ...

Since valence levels have higher total energies than core levels , within the core

**region**, where they experience the same large and negative potential energy asthe core electrons , the valence electrons must have even higher kinetic ...

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This is a direct consequence of the semiclassical analogue of Liouville ' s

theorem , which asserts the following : 17 Given any

phase space 12 , , consider the point r ' , k ' into which each point r , k in 12 , is

taken by ...

This is a direct consequence of the semiclassical analogue of Liouville ' s

theorem , which asserts the following : 17 Given any

**region**of six - dimensionalphase space 12 , , consider the point r ' , k ' into which each point r , k in 12 , is

taken by ...

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The term “ junction ” is used to refer both to the device as a whole and , more

specifically , to the transition

nonuniform . As we shall see below , the nonuniformity in impurity concentrations

...

The term “ junction ” is used to refer both to the device as a whole and , more

specifically , to the transition

**region**about x = 0 in which the doping profile isnonuniform . As we shall see below , the nonuniformity in impurity concentrations

...

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The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Free electron densities and rga | 5 |

Electrical resistivities | 8 |

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