## 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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The

the right side as the collision

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The

**terms**on the left side are often referred to as the drift**terms**, and the**term**onthe right side as the collision

**term**. When the form (16.8) is used for the collision**term**, the Boltzmann equation in general becomes a nonlinear integrodifferential...

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Equations (E.2) and (E.4) give2 Again using (8.3), we can express (E.8) in

of Bloch functions: yl d2&„ =tS_ 2 y <«k| — q • V |n'k> 1 mi 1 where we have used

the notation : m dr foXfa = (nk\X\n'ky. Consequently, c (E.8) (E.9) (E.10) 8%QL) ...

Equations (E.2) and (E.4) give2 Again using (8.3), we can express (E.8) in

**terms**of Bloch functions: yl d2&„ =tS_ 2 y <«k| — q • V |n'k> 1 mi 1 where we have used

the notation : m dr foXfa = (nk\X\n'ky. Consequently, c (E.8) (E.9) (E.10) 8%QL) ...

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Anharmonic

in the ionic displacements u can be written in

and raising operators a and a\ through Eq. (L.14). Such a

Anharmonic

**Terms**and n-Phonon Processes An anharmonic**term**of nth degreein the ionic displacements u can be written in

**terms**of the normal mode loweringand raising operators a and a\ through Eq. (L.14). Such a

**term**will consist of ...### 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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