## 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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This restricts the change in electron

momentum conservation : k = k + q + K, (15.4) where K is a vector of the

reciprocal lattice. Equation (15.4) is a special case of "crystal momentum

conservation," which ...

This restricts the change in electron

**wave vector**in a manner reminiscent ofmomentum conservation : k = k + q + K, (15.4) where K is a vector of the

reciprocal lattice. Equation (15.4) is a special case of "crystal momentum

conservation," which ...

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Because, however, the photon

compared with the Brillouin zone dimensions (of order 108 cm-1), information is

provided only about phonons in the immediate neighborhood of k = 0. The

process is ...

Because, however, the photon

**wave vectors**(of order 105 cm"1) are smallcompared with the Brillouin zone dimensions (of order 108 cm-1), information is

provided only about phonons in the immediate neighborhood of k = 0. The

process is ...

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(24.23) Since Bragg reflection by a stationary grating leaves the frequency of the

incident wave unaltered, £' must be equal to E. The ... 12 This relation holds in

either frame, since

Substituting ...

(24.23) Since Bragg reflection by a stationary grating leaves the frequency of the

incident wave unaltered, £' must be equal to E. The ... 12 This relation holds in

either frame, since

**wave vectors**are invariant under change of frame.Substituting ...

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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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