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The atoms of mass m2 do not

shown in Fig. 3-16. For the optical branch, we similarly have A\ = 0. Only the

atoms of mass m2

...

The atoms of mass m2 do not

**oscillate**. Only the atoms of mass mi**oscillate**, asshown in Fig. 3-16. For the optical branch, we similarly have A\ = 0. Only the

atoms of mass m2

**oscillate**, as shown in Fig. 3-17. We see that both waves (in the...

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Atoms are

most crystals, lattice waves with frequencies throughout all the bands of allowed

frequency are present and are superimposed on each other. A given atom is ...

Atoms are

**oscillating**about their positions of equilibrium. At room temperature inmost crystals, lattice waves with frequencies throughout all the bands of allowed

frequency are present and are superimposed on each other. A given atom is ...

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In this chapter, we will introduce the formal mathematical theory, called quantum

mechanics, which takes the place of Newton's law in describing the behavior of

small particles. First, we must answer a fundamental question: what is

?

In this chapter, we will introduce the formal mathematical theory, called quantum

mechanics, which takes the place of Newton's law in describing the behavior of

small particles. First, we must answer a fundamental question: what is

**oscillating**?

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### Contents

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