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To treat this phenomenon quantitatively, we consider the

given by where we have chosen the lower limit of the integral to be r0 so that U

would be zero at r = r0. If F obeys Hooke's Law, as in Eq. (3-1), we obtain the

familiar ...

To treat this phenomenon quantitatively, we consider the

**potential energy**Ugiven by where we have chosen the lower limit of the integral to be r0 so that U

would be zero at r = r0. If F obeys Hooke's Law, as in Eq. (3-1), we obtain the

familiar ...

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The

they attract each other) and increases in magnitude as they get closer together.

Since an electron with wave function xp\ spends more time near the ions, its

potential ...

The

**potential energy**U between the electron and the positive ion is negative (they attract each other) and increases in magnitude as they get closer together.

Since an electron with wave function xp\ spends more time near the ions, its

potential ...

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11-3 Electric Field and Contact Potential The excess negative charge on the p-

side and the excess positive charge on the n-side give rise to an electric field ...

The electrons prefer to stay on the n-side, where their

11-3 Electric Field and Contact Potential The excess negative charge on the p-

side and the excess positive charge on the n-side give rise to an electric field ...

The electrons prefer to stay on the n-side, where their

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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