## 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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described by giving its underlying Bravais lattice, together with a description of

the arrangement of atoms, molecules, ions, etc., within a particular primitive cell.

**CRYSTAL STRUCTURE**; LATTICE WITH A BASIS A physical crystal can bedescribed by giving its underlying Bravais lattice, together with a description of

the arrangement of atoms, molecules, ions, etc., within a particular primitive cell.

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A lattice with a basis is also necessary, however, in describing

in which the atoms or ions are located only at the points of a Bravais lattice, but in

which the

A lattice with a basis is also necessary, however, in describing

**crystal structures**in which the atoms or ions are located only at the points of a Bravais lattice, but in

which the

**crystal structure**nevertheless lacks the full translational symmetry of ...Page 804

... electron motion in, 233-239 Crystal field splitting, 657-658 Crystallinity,

criterion for, 64 Crystallographic point groups, ... See also Umklapp processes

neutron ...

... electron motion in, 233-239 Crystal field splitting, 657-658 Crystallinity,

criterion for, 64 Crystallographic point groups, ... See also Umklapp processes

**Crystal structure**, 75 cesium chloride structure, 80-81 table, 81 determination byneutron ...

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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