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At high temperatures it is much less important than the

vibrations of the ions, and at low temperatures, except in crystals of exceptional

purity and perfection, it is dominated by impurity or defect

At high temperatures it is much less important than the

**scattering**by thermalvibrations of the ions, and at low temperatures, except in crystals of exceptional

purity and perfection, it is dominated by impurity or defect

**scattering**.**SCATTERING**...Page 325

The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

metal. The two crucial conditions17 are: (a) The energy 8(k) must depend only on

the magnitude k of the vector k. (b) The probability of

levels ...

The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

**scattering**in an isotropicmetal. The two crucial conditions17 are: (a) The energy 8(k) must depend only on

the magnitude k of the vector k. (b) The probability of

**scattering**between twolevels ...

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electrons. If we imagine gradually turning on the interactions between electrons,

they will lead to two kinds of effects: 1. The energies of each one-electron level ...

**SCATTERING**. NEAR. THE. FERMI. ENERGY. Consider a set of noninteractingelectrons. If we imagine gradually turning on the interactions between electrons,

they will lead to two kinds of effects: 1. The energies of each one-electron level ...

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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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