## 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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Setting jy to zero in the second equation of (1.19) we find that Therefore the Hall

Setting jy to zero in the second equation of (1.19) we find that Therefore the Hall

**coefficient**(1.15) is This is a very striking result, for it asserts that the Hall**coefficient**depends on no parameters of the metal except the density of carriers.Page 58

Inadequacies in the Free Electron Transport

Free electron theory predicts a Hall

electrons has the constant value RH = — \/nec, independent of the temperature,

the ...

Inadequacies in the Free Electron Transport

**Coefficients**(a) The Hall**Coefficient**Free electron theory predicts a Hall

**coefficient**which at metallic densities ofelectrons has the constant value RH = — \/nec, independent of the temperature,

the ...

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To begin with, one takes only as many terms in the expansion (11.11) as it is

calculationally convenient to handle.11 Since there is only a finite number of

only at ...

To begin with, one takes only as many terms in the expansion (11.11) as it is

calculationally convenient to handle.11 Since there is only a finite number of

**coefficients**in the expansion, we can, for a general cell, fit the boundary conditiononly at ...

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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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