## Solid State PhysicsThis book provides an introduction to the field of solid state physics for undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science. |

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Electron - electron

conduction in solids , for reasons to be described in Chapter 17 . At high

temperatures it is much less important than the

the ions , and ...

Electron - electron

**scattering**plays a relatively minor role in the theory ofconduction in solids , for reasons to be described in Chapter 17 . At high

temperatures it is much less important than the

**scattering**by thermal vibrations ofthe ions , and ...

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The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

metal . The two crucial conditions ? 7 are : ( a ) The energy & ( k ) must depend

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

between two ...

The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

**scattering**in an isotropicmetal . The two crucial conditions ? 7 are : ( a ) The energy & ( k ) must depend

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

**scattering**between two ...

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single

becomes more concentrated in the forward direction and is therefore less

effective in degrading a current . The quantitative consequences of this for the

low ...

single

**scattering**event . Thus as the temperature declines , the**scattering**becomes more concentrated in the forward direction and is therefore less

effective in degrading a current . The quantitative consequences of this for the

low ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Free electron densities and ra | 5 |

Thermal conductivities | 21 |

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

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