## Solid State PhysicsThis book provides an introduction to the field of solid state physics for undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, engineering, and materials science. |

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The reciprocal lattice plays a fundamental role in most analytic studies of periodic

structures. One is led to it from such diverse avenues as the theory of crystal

diffraction, the abstract study of functions with the periodicity of a

The reciprocal lattice plays a fundamental role in most analytic studies of periodic

structures. One is led to it from such diverse avenues as the theory of crystal

diffraction, the abstract study of functions with the periodicity of a

**Bravais lattice**, ...Page 112

In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of

described and exploited. For example, the existence and basic properties of the

reciprocal lattice depend only on the existence of three primitive direct lattice ...

In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of

**Bravais lattices**weredescribed and exploited. For example, the existence and basic properties of the

reciprocal lattice depend only on the existence of three primitive direct lattice ...

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The Fourteen

operations and considers the full symmetry group of the

out to be fourteen distinct space groups that a

from the ...

The Fourteen

**Bravais Lattices**When one relaxes the restriction to pointoperations and considers the full symmetry group of the

**Bravais lattice**, there turnout to be fourteen distinct space groups that a

**Bravais lattice**can have.10 Thus,from the ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals | 29 |

Failures of the Free Electron Model | 57 |

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Solid State Physics: Advances in Research and Applications, Volume 42 Henry Ehrenreich Limited preview - 1989 |

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alkali atomic band structure Bloch boundary condition Bragg plane Bravais lattice Brillouin zone calculation carrier densities Chapter coefficients collisions conduction band conduction electrons contribution crystal momentum crystal structure density of levels dependence described determined direction Drude effect electric field electron gas electron-electron electronic levels energy gap equilibrium example face-centered cubic Fermi energy Fermi surface Figure free electron theory frequency given Hamiltonian hexagonal holes impurity independent electron approximation insulators integral interaction ionic crystals lattice planes lattice point linear magnetic field metals motion nearly free electron neutron normal modes Note number of electrons one-electron levels orbits periodic potential perpendicular phonon Phys plane waves primitive cell primitive vectors problem properties quantum reciprocal lattice vector region result scattering Schrodinger equation semiclassical semiclassical equations semiclassical model semiconductors simple cubic solid solution specific heat sphere spin superconducting symmetry temperature term thermal tight-binding valence vanishes velocity wave functions wave vector zero