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bands to the free electron levels, plotted as dashed lines in the same figure. The

only discernible effects of the interaction between electrons and ions are, as

predicted by

...

bands to the free electron levels, plotted as dashed lines in the same figure. The

only discernible effects of the interaction between electrons and ions are, as

predicted by

**nearly free electron**theory, to split the band degeneracies. This is a...

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Since

apparently

much more complicated analysis, such as that of the OPW method, the Fourier ...

Since

**nearly free electron**theory surely cannot work so well, it must be that theapparently

**nearly free electron**secular problem is actually the final stage of amuch more complicated analysis, such as that of the OPW method, the Fourier ...

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On the other hand, since the total number of levels in any zone is enough to hold

two electrons per atom, we also have "? ... In a

bands in Figure 15.16c are easily shown (see Eq. (9.27) ) to be displaced by a ...

On the other hand, since the total number of levels in any zone is enough to hold

two electrons per atom, we also have "? ... In a

**nearly free electron**model thebands in Figure 15.16c are easily shown (see Eq. (9.27) ) to be displaced by a ...

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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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