## 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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then, to a first approximation, Eqs. (1.35) and (129) give e(o>) = 1 - \, (1.37) or

where cwp, known as the(plasrna

is real and negative (a> < a>p) the solutions to (1.34) decay exponentially in

space; ...

then, to a first approximation, Eqs. (1.35) and (129) give e(o>) = 1 - \, (1.37) or

where cwp, known as the(plasrna

**frequency**is given by (ay> — • (1.38) When eis real and negative (a> < a>p) the solutions to (1.34) decay exponentially in

space; ...

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Optical Properties of the Monovalent Metals The color of a metal is determined by

the

strongly than others. The very different colors of copper, gold, and aluminum ...

Optical Properties of the Monovalent Metals The color of a metal is determined by

the

**frequency**dependence of its reflectivity: Some**frequencies**are reflected morestrongly than others. The very different colors of copper, gold, and aluminum ...

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However, for our purposes the most important feature of the result is that if co is

small compared with co0, the polarizability will be independent of

equal to its static value: Ze2 aat = — (27.44) ma>0 We would expect co0, the ...

However, for our purposes the most important feature of the result is that if co is

small compared with co0, the polarizability will be independent of

**frequency**andequal to its static value: Ze2 aat = — (27.44) ma>0 We would expect co0, 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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