## 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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This is because, given the values of k and r at t = 0, the semiclassical equations,

being six first-order equations in six variables, uniquely

subsequent (and all prior) times, just as in ordinary classical mechanics the ...

This is because, given the values of k and r at t = 0, the semiclassical equations,

being six first-order equations in six variables, uniquely

**determine**k and r at allsubsequent (and all prior) times, just as in ordinary classical mechanics the ...

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In limiting ourselves to bulk properties we are neglecting the increasingly

important field of surface physics, which deals with phenomena such as catalysis

or crystal growth, which are entirely

atoms with ...

In limiting ourselves to bulk properties we are neglecting the increasingly

important field of surface physics, which deals with phenomena such as catalysis

or crystal growth, which are entirely

**determined**by the interaction of surfaceatoms with ...

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(22.30) (sin (kna — cot)) Since a> is an even function of k, it suffices to take only

the positive root in (22.29), for the solutions (22.30)

are identical to those

(22.30) (sin (kna — cot)) Since a> is an even function of k, it suffices to take only

the positive root in (22.29), for the solutions (22.30)

**determined**by k and — cj(k)are identical to those

**determined**by - k and oo(k) = a>( — k). We thus have N ...### 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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