## 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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but is highly redundant , since the same level is

equivalent wave vectors k , k + K , k + 2K , . . . . ENERGY - WAVE - VECTOR

CURVES IN THREE DIMENSIONS In three dimensions the structure of the

energy bands is ...

but is highly redundant , since the same level is

**shown**many times , for allequivalent wave vectors k , k + K , k + 2K , . . . . ENERGY - WAVE - VECTOR

CURVES IN THREE DIMENSIONS In three dimensions the structure of the

energy bands is ...

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When translated through reciprocal lattice vectors into the first zone , the pieces

of the second - zone surface give the simply connected figure

known as a “ hole surface " ; the levels it encloses have higher energies than ...

When translated through reciprocal lattice vectors into the first zone , the pieces

of the second - zone surface give the simply connected figure

**shown**in ( c ) . ( It isknown as a “ hole surface " ; the levels it encloses have higher energies than ...

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These can be assembled , by translations through reciprocal lattice vectors , into

two of the objects

in the second zone can be translated back into the first zone to form one of the ...

These can be assembled , by translations through reciprocal lattice vectors , into

two of the objects

**shown**. ( b ) The monster . Portions of the free electron spherein the second zone can be translated back into the first zone to form one of the ...

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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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