## 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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greatest analytic simplicity: elastic scattering by fixed substitutional

located at random lattice sites throughout the crystal. This is not an artificial case,

since scattering by the thermal vibrations of the ions (Chapter 26) and electron- ...

greatest analytic simplicity: elastic scattering by fixed substitutional

**impurities**,located at random lattice sites throughout the crystal. This is not an artificial case,

since scattering by the thermal vibrations of the ions (Chapter 26) and electron- ...

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This is the general model for a semiconductor doped with donor

Distributed irregularly15 throughout the perfect pure crystal are ND fixed

attractive centers of charge + e, per unit volume, along with the same number of

additional ...

This is the general model for a semiconductor doped with donor

**impurities**.Distributed irregularly15 throughout the perfect pure crystal are ND fixed

attractive centers of charge + e, per unit volume, along with the same number of

additional ...

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POPULATION OF

extent to which carriers can be thermally excited from

compute the mean number of electrons in the levels at a given temperature and ...

POPULATION OF

**IMPURITY**LEVELS IN THERMAL EQUILIBRIUM To assess theextent to which carriers can be thermally excited from

**impurity**levels, we mustcompute the mean number of electrons in the levels at a given temperature and ...

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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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