## 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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Of the difficulties

Franz law at intermediate temperatures (Id) has a resolution that requires

abandoning the relaxation time approximation even at the most gross qualitative

level of ...

Of the difficulties

**described**previously, only the problem of the Wiedemann-Franz law at intermediate temperatures (Id) has a resolution that requires

abandoning the relaxation time approximation even at the most gross qualitative

level of ...

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In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of Bravais lattices were

reciprocal lattice depend only on the existence of three primitive direct lattice ...

In Chapters 4 and 5, only the translational symmetries of Bravais lattices were

**described**and exploited. For example, the existence and basic properties of thereciprocal lattice depend only on the existence of three primitive direct lattice ...

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The others can be

reader is referred to Wyckoff. PROBLEMS 1. (a) Prove that any Bravais lattice has

inversion symmetry in a lattice point. {Hint: Express the lattice translations as ...

The others can be

**described**in terms of an eight-atom unit cell. For details thereader is referred to Wyckoff. PROBLEMS 1. (a) Prove that any Bravais lattice has

inversion symmetry in a lattice point. {Hint: Express the lattice translations as ...

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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