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(That the conventional cells are two and four times bigger than the primitive cells

is easily seen by asking how many

contain when it is so placed that no points are on its surface.) Numbers ...

(That the conventional cells are two and four times bigger than the primitive cells

is easily seen by asking how many

**lattice points**the conventional cubic cell mustcontain when it is so placed that no points are on its surface.) Numbers ...

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In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of Bravais lattices were

described and exploited. ... A cubic Bravais lattice, for example, is taken into itself

by a rotation through 90° about a line of

In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of Bravais lattices were

described and exploited. ... A cubic Bravais lattice, for example, is taken into itself

by a rotation through 90° about a line of

**lattice points**in a"<100> direction, ...Page 113

Any symmetry operation of a Bravais lattice can be compounded out of a

translation TR through a lattice vector R and a rigid operation leaving at least one

, ...

Any symmetry operation of a Bravais lattice can be compounded out of a

translation TR through a lattice vector R and a rigid operation leaving at least one

**lattice point**fixed.7 This is not immediately obvious. A simple cubic Bravais lattice, ...

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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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Solid State Physics: Advances in Research and Applications, Volume 42 Henry Ehrenreich Limited preview - 1989 |

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