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Figure 10.6, for example, shows the band structure that emerges from a tight-

binding

The bands are plotted for three directions of symmetry in the zone, each of which

has ...

Figure 10.6, for example, shows the band structure that emerges from a tight-

binding

**calculation**based on the 5-fold degenerate atomic 3-d levels in nickel.The bands are plotted for three directions of symmetry in the zone, each of which

has ...

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One therefore refers to such a

however, such a designation is little more than a reminder that although the

analysis is formally identical to nearly free electron theory, it can be placed on a

more ...

One therefore refers to such a

**calculation**as an OPW**calculation**. In this context,however, such a designation is little more than a reminder that although the

analysis is formally identical to nearly free electron theory, it can be placed on a

more ...

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... a series of definitions). Serious approximations become necessary when one

tries to calculate x- Two widely prevalent theories of x are employed, both

simplifications of a general Hartree

impurity.

... a series of definitions). Serious approximations become necessary when one

tries to calculate x- Two widely prevalent theories of x are employed, both

simplifications of a general Hartree

**calculation**of the charge induced by theimpurity.

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### Contents

The Dmle Theory of Metals | 1 |

The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals | 29 |

Failures of the Free Electron Model | 57 |

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