## 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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Failures to explain

properties. 3. Failures to explain the interaction of various types of radiation with

the solid.

varying ...

Failures to explain

**equilibrium**properties. 2. Failures to explain transportproperties. 3. Failures to explain the interaction of various types of radiation with

the solid.

**EQUILIBRIUM**PROPERTIES All**equilibrium**properties are affected invarying ...

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Assumption of Small Oscillations We have assumed that although the ions are

not rigidly confined to their

we can ...

Assumption of Small Oscillations We have assumed that although the ions are

not rigidly confined to their

**equilibrium**sites, their displacements from those**equilibrium**sites are small. 2. Harmonic Approximation We have assumed thatwe can ...

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The spatial dimensions and the displacement from

considered to be so small that the polarizing field acting on it can be taken to be

uniform over the whole ion and equal to the value of Eloc at the

position ...

The spatial dimensions and the displacement from

**equilibrium**of each ion areconsidered to be so small that the polarizing field acting on it can be taken to be

uniform over the whole ion and equal to the value of Eloc at the

**equilibrium**position ...

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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