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This lattice has translational symmetry in two dimensions. 1-3

lattice vector is a vector which takes us from one lattice point to any other lattice

point. Obviously, all lattice vectors R in the two-dimensional square lattice (Fig.

This lattice has translational symmetry in two dimensions. 1-3

**Basis Vectors**Alattice vector is a vector which takes us from one lattice point to any other lattice

point. Obviously, all lattice vectors R in the two-dimensional square lattice (Fig.

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Conversely, it is also true that any linear combination of ai and a 2 (using integers

, n\ and is a lattice vector R. Such vectors, a.\ and a2, are called

the lattice. The choice of

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Conversely, it is also true that any linear combination of ai and a 2 (using integers

, n\ and is a lattice vector R. Such vectors, a.\ and a2, are called

**basis vectors**ofthe lattice. The choice of

**basis vectors**, ai and a2, is not unique. We could just as...

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1-29a), all three

them are arbitrary. In the primitive monoclinic lattice (Fig. 1-29b), all three

is ...

1-29a), all three

**basis vectors**are unequal in length, and the angles betweenthem are arbitrary. In the primitive monoclinic lattice (Fig. 1-29b), all three

**basis****vectors**are also unequal in length, but one of them (the vertical one in the figure)is ...

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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