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The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals
Failures of the Free Electron Model
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additional applied approximation assume atomic band boundary Bragg Bravais lattice calculation carrier Chapter charge classical collisions compared condition conduction consider constant containing contribution correction crystal cubic density dependence described determined direction discussion distance distribution effect elements energy equal equation equilibrium example fact factor Fermi surface field Figure follows free electron frequency function given gives hexagonal holes important impurity independent integral interaction ionic ions known lattice vector leading levels limit linear magnetic field mean measured metals mode momentum normal Note observed orbits periodic phonon plane positive possible potential primitive cell Problem properties reciprocal lattice reflection region relation requires result satisfy scattering Show simple single solid solution space specific heat structure surface symmetry Table temperature term theory thermal vanishes volume wave functions wave vector zero zone