## 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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(e) Temperature

electron theory can account for the temperature

conductivity (revealed, for example, in Table 1.2). It has to be mechanically

inserted into the ...

(e) Temperature

**Dependence**of the DC Electrical Conductivity Nothing in freeelectron theory can account for the temperature

**dependence**of the DCconductivity (revealed, for example, in Table 1.2). It has to be mechanically

inserted into the ...

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Spatially Uniform Electromagnetic Fields and Temperature Gradients, and

Position-Independent Relaxation Times11 In this case the entire integrand in (

13.19) will be independent of r„(r')- The only t'

explicit ...

Spatially Uniform Electromagnetic Fields and Temperature Gradients, and

Position-Independent Relaxation Times11 In this case the entire integrand in (

13.19) will be independent of r„(r')- The only t'

**dependence**(aside from possibleexplicit ...

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Early in the twentieth century, measurements of the Hall effect3 were made

confirming the fact that the temperature

dominated by that of the number of carriers, and indicating that in many

substances the ...

Early in the twentieth century, measurements of the Hall effect3 were made

confirming the fact that the temperature

**dependence**of the conductivity wasdominated by that of the number of carriers, and indicating that in many

substances 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