## Introduction to Solid State Physics |

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The method rests on the fact that at a fixed temperature the

magnetic moments is lowered by a magnetic field. The

measure of the order of a system; the greater the disorder, the higher the

The method rests on the fact that at a fixed temperature the

**entropy**of a system ofmagnetic moments is lowered by a magnetic field. The

**entropy**is always ameasure of the order of a system; the greater the disorder, the higher the

**entropy**.Page 151

The zero field splitting may be caused by electrostatic effects (Appendix H), by

the interaction of the magnetic moments with each other, or by nuclear

interactions. The zero field splitting causes the

than it ...

The zero field splitting may be caused by electrostatic effects (Appendix H), by

the interaction of the magnetic moments with each other, or by nuclear

interactions. The zero field splitting causes the

**entropy**at T2 in Fig. 9.5 to be lessthan it ...

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Using the celebrated Boltzmann definition of the

physical insight into the significance of

k log w, where w is the number of possible independent arrangements of the ...

Using the celebrated Boltzmann definition of the

**entropy**is the best way to getphysical insight into the significance of

**entropy**. Boltzmann shows that (T.14) S =k log w, where w is the number of possible independent arrangements of the ...

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LATTICE ENERGY OF IONIC CRYSTALS | 29 |

ELASTIC CONSTANTS OF CRYSTALS | 43 |

LATTICE VIBRATIONS | 60 |

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