## 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 d-bands are narrower than typical free electron conduction bands, and

contain enough levels to accommodate ten electrons. Since the d-bands contain

more levels in a narrower energy range, the

The d-bands are narrower than typical free electron conduction bands, and

contain enough levels to accommodate ten electrons. Since the d-bands contain

more levels in a narrower energy range, the

**density of levels**is likely to be ...Page 465

electron

alternative form (23.35) where the integral is over that surface in the first zone on

which cos(k) = a>. Just as in the electronic case, because cos(k) is periodic there

...

electron

**density of levels**, one can represent the phonon**density of levels**in thealternative form (23.35) where the integral is over that surface in the first zone on

which cos(k) = a>. Just as in the electronic case, because cos(k) is periodic there

...

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Debye frequency (ojd), 458 compared with Fermi energy, 529 Debye-Hiickel

theory, 342n of depletion layer, 611 Debye model of phonon spectrum, 457-461,

465-466

Debye frequency (ojd), 458 compared with Fermi energy, 529 Debye-Hiickel

theory, 342n of depletion layer, 611 Debye model of phonon spectrum, 457-461,

465-466

**density of levels**, 465-466 vs. Einstein model, 462-463 Griineisen ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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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