## Introduction to Solid State Physics |

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It is possible to understand a number of important physical properties of some

metals, in particular the simple monovalent metals, in terms of the

model. According to this model the valence electrons of the constituent atoms of

the ...

It is possible to understand a number of important physical properties of some

metals, in particular the simple monovalent metals, in terms of the

**free electron**model. According to this model the valence electrons of the constituent atoms of

the ...

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also of the paramagnetic susceptibility of the conduction

further difficulty: it is not possible to understand on the classical model the

occurrence of long electronic mean

as much ...

also of the paramagnetic susceptibility of the conduction

**electrons**. There is afurther difficulty: it is not possible to understand on the classical model the

occurrence of long electronic mean

**free**paths, which at low temperatures may beas much ...

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The

good deal of insight into several of the physical properties of metals, yet there are

other properties for which the

The

**free electron**model of metals developed in the preceding chapter gives us agood deal of insight into several of the physical properties of metals, yet there are

other properties for which the

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