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In Problem 3-10, we found that the first

fcmax - 1.74 A"1 along the [100] direction. Our phonon here has a wave vector

outside the first

In Problem 3-10, we found that the first

**Brillouin zone**in Cu only extended tofcmax - 1.74 A"1 along the [100] direction. Our phonon here has a wave vector

outside the first

**Brillouin zone**. As we saw in Chapter 3, any lattice wave can be ...Page 158

Since unjk{x) is periodic in a (see above problem), we see that Eq. (8-8) is a

Bloch function with a wave vector k inside the first

Bloch function outside the first

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Since unjk{x) is periodic in a (see above problem), we see that Eq. (8-8) is a

Bloch function with a wave vector k inside the first

**Brillouin zone**. In general, anyBloch function outside the first

**Brillouin zone**can be rewritten as a Bloch function...

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If the electron could travel without hindrance (no collisions), how long would it

take to reach the boundary of the first

Insulators, Semiconductors We can use the band model of metals to explain why

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If the electron could travel without hindrance (no collisions), how long would it

take to reach the boundary of the first

**Brillouin zone**? Answer: 2 /is. 9-4 Metals,Insulators, Semiconductors We can use the band model of metals to explain why

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XRay Diffraction | 37 |

Lattice Vibrations | 61 |

Classical Model of Metals | 89 |

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Answer Appendix basis vectors bcc lattice bond Bragg angle Bragg's Law Bravais lattice Brillouin zone called Chapter collisions conduction electrons Consider conventional unit cell Cooper pairs depletion layer diode direction dispersion curve displacement distance doped effective mass elec electric current electric field electrons and holes emitter energy band equal example Fermi energy Fermi level Fermi surface force forward biased free electron free particle frequency given by Eq inside integers ions k-space laser lattice parameter lattice points lattice vector lattice wave magnetic field n-type semiconductor NaCl negative neutrons number of electrons obtain occupied one-dimensional oscillate p-n junction photon positively charged potential energy primitive unit cell Problem rays reciprocal lattice reverse biased sc lattice scattered Schroedinger's equation shown in Fig sodium metal solid structure superconductor temperature tion transistor trons unit cell unoccupied values velocity voltage wave function wave number wave vector wavelength Wigner-Seitz cell wire x-ray diffraction zero