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Drude model at the time it was proposed was its explanation of the empirical law

of Wiedemann and Franz (1853). The Wiedemann- Franz law states that the ratio,

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**THERMAL**CONDUCTIVITY OF A METAL The most impressive success of theDrude model at the time it was proposed was its explanation of the empirical law

of Wiedemann and Franz (1853). The Wiedemann- Franz law states that the ratio,

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Table 1.6 EXPERIMENTAL

NUMBERS OF SELECTED METALS As a concrete example let us examine a

case where the temperature drop is uniform in the positive x-direction. In the

steady state ...

Table 1.6 EXPERIMENTAL

**THERMAL**CONDUCTIVITIES AND LORENZNUMBERS OF SELECTED METALS As a concrete example let us examine a

case where the temperature drop is uniform in the positive x-direction. In the

steady state ...

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temperature

phonon wave vector Z I K(k) (25.34) 5 1st Bz will be conserved. However, in the

temperature

**thermal**conductivity. If only normal processes occur, then the totalphonon wave vector Z I K(k) (25.34) 5 1st Bz will be conserved. However, in the

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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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