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Page 476

Evidently this conclusion is not restricted to the particular type of two-

process we have considered, nor even to two-

...

Evidently this conclusion is not restricted to the particular type of two-

**phonon**process we have considered, nor even to two-

**phonon**processes. Only in one-**phonon**processes are the conservation laws restrictive enough to forbid all but a...

Page 499

Here, however, the term includes processes in which a single

into several, several merge into one, and similar generalized "collisions" that a

theory without number conservation permits. To the extent that the small

oscillations ...

Here, however, the term includes processes in which a single

**phonon**decaysinto several, several merge into one, and similar generalized "collisions" that a

theory without number conservation permits. To the extent that the small

oscillations ...

Page 524

As is generally the case with transitions caused by lattice vibrations, they can be

considered here as processes in which an electron absorbs or emits a

or

As is generally the case with transitions caused by lattice vibrations, they can be

considered here as processes in which an electron absorbs or emits a

**phonon**(or

**phonons**), changing its energy by the**phonon**energy and its wave vector (to ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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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