## Introduction to Solid State Physics |

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We discuss in this chapter some aspects of the semiconductor field of marked

physical interest, such as the band theory of ... At absolute zero we postulate a

vacant

band.

We discuss in this chapter some aspects of the semiconductor field of marked

physical interest, such as the band theory of ... At absolute zero we postulate a

vacant

**conduction band**, separated by an energy gap Wg from a filled valenceband.

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To calculate the intrinsic conductivity at temperature T we must first find the

equilibrium concentration ne of electrons in the

to the equilibrium concentration nh of holes in the valence band, and then we

must ...

To calculate the intrinsic conductivity at temperature T we must first find the

equilibrium concentration ne of electrons in the

**conduction band**, which is equalto the equilibrium concentration nh of holes in the valence band, and then we

must ...

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Fermi-Dirac distribution function (12.21) reduces to (14.4) / ^ e<,wr-W)/kT If we

suppose that the electrons in the

may take the density of states in the

Fermi-Dirac distribution function (12.21) reduces to (14.4) / ^ e<,wr-W)/kT If we

suppose that the electrons in the

**conduction band**behave as if they are free, wemay take the density of states in the

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LATTICE ENERGY OF IONIC CRYSTALS | 29 |

ELASTIC CONSTANTS OF CRYSTALS | 43 |

LATTICE VIBRATIONS | 60 |

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