## 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 resulting 8„(k) display a disconcerting sensitivity to errors in the construction

of the potential, and it is often the case that the final accuracy of the computed

The resulting 8„(k) display a disconcerting sensitivity to errors in the construction

of the potential, and it is often the case that the final accuracy of the computed

**band**structure is limited more by the problem of finding the potential than by the ...Page 218

One uses the model both to deduce transport properties from a given (calculated)

transport properties. Given the functions S„(k), the semiclassical model

associates ...

One uses the model both to deduce transport properties from a given (calculated)

**band**structure and to deduce features of the**band**structure from the observedtransport properties. Given the functions S„(k), the semiclassical model

associates ...

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Figure 15.4 (a) Calculated energy

Rev. 129, 138 (1963).) The E vs. k curves are shown along several lines in the

interior and on the surface of the first zone. (The point T is at the center of the

zone.) ...

Figure 15.4 (a) Calculated energy

**bands**in copper. (After G. A. Bur- dick, Phys.Rev. 129, 138 (1963).) The E vs. k curves are shown along several lines in the

interior and on the surface of the first zone. (The point T is at the center of the

zone.) ...

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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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