## 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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Given a particular Bravais lattice, a

containing at least three noncollinear Bravais lattice points. Because of the

translational symmetry of the Bravais lattice, any such plane will actually contain

infinitely ...

Given a particular Bravais lattice, a

**lattice plane**is denned to be any planecontaining at least three noncollinear Bravais lattice points. Because of the

translational symmetry of the Bravais lattice, any such plane will actually contain

infinitely ...

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reciprocal

will give a

cannot have the same value on all

reciprocal

**lattice**vector normal to the**planes**, for any wave vector shorter than Kwill give a

**plane**wave with wavelength greater than 2njK = d. Such a**plane**wavecannot have the same value on all

**planes**in the family, and therefore cannot ...Page 92

/ib, + kb2 + /b3, it will be contained in the continuous

choice of the constant A. This

**plane**with Miller indices h, k, I is perpendicular to the reciprocal**lattice**vector K =/ib, + kb2 + /b3, it will be contained in the continuous

**plane**K • r = A, for suitablechoice of the constant A. This

**plane**intersects the axes determined by the direct ...### 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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