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This equation, together with the explicit forms we have found for nc, pv, nd, and

na as functions of \i and T, permits one to find /i as a function of T, and therefore to

find the thermal equilibrium

This equation, together with the explicit forms we have found for nc, pv, nd, and

na as functions of \i and T, permits one to find /i as a function of T, and therefore to

find the thermal equilibrium

**carrier densities**at any temperature. A general ...Page 608

Note that although the excess density in the biased case over the unbiased case

has the same size in both diffusion regions, on the p- side it represents a minute

percentage change in the

Note that although the excess density in the biased case over the unbiased case

has the same size in both diffusion regions, on the p- side it represents a minute

percentage change in the

**carrier density**, while on the n-side it is a very large ...Page 821

... 214-241 AC electrical conductivity, 252-253 and carrier types, 218-219

Semiclassical model (continued) DC electrical ... 570 silicon, 569

semiconductors chemical ...

... 214-241 AC electrical conductivity, 252-253 and carrier types, 218-219

Semiclassical model (continued) DC electrical ... 570 silicon, 569

**carrier****densities**, 572-577, 581-584, 586-587 See also**Carrier densities**insemiconductors chemical ...

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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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