## Solid State PhysicsThe Drude Theory of Metals. The Sommerfeld Theory of Metals. Failures of the Free Electron Model. Crystal Lattices. The Reciprocal Lattice. Determination of Crystal Structures by X-Ray Diffraction. Classification of Bravais Lattices and Crystal Structures. Electron levels in a Periodic Potential: General Properties. Electrons in a Weak Periodic Potential.THe Tight-Binding Method. Other Methods for Calculating Band Structure. The Semiclassical Model of Electron Dynamics. The Semiclassical Theory of Conduction in Metals. Measuring the Fermi Surface. Band Structure of Selected Metals. Beyond the Relaxation. Time Approximation. Beyond the Independent Electron Approximation. Surface Effects. Classification of Solids. Cohesive Energy. Failures of the Static Lattice Model. Classical Theory of the Harmonic Crystal. Quantum Theory of the Harmonic Crystal. Measuring Phonon Dispersion Relations. Anharmonic Effects in Crystals. Phonons in Metals. Dielectric Properties of Insulators. Homogeneous Semiconductors. Inhomogeneous Semiconductors. Defects in Crystals. Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism. Electron Interactions and Magnetic Structure. Magnetic Ordering. Superconductivity. Appendices. |

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52 ) holds separately for each band , and the total current density in the high -

field

density of electrons minus the total density of holes . The highfield Hall coefficient

will ...

52 ) holds separately for each band , and the total current density in the high -

field

**limit**will be lim ji = - " ( E ~ Ê ) , ( 12 . 54 ) t / T 00 where nen is the totaldensity of electrons minus the total density of holes . The highfield Hall coefficient

will ...

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In the high - field

Since the component Ex parallel to j is determined by the applied potential , this

is brought about by the appearance of the transverse field Ey , due to the charge

that ...

In the high - field

**limit**the total electric field E becomes perpendicular to ân .Since the component Ex parallel to j is determined by the applied potential , this

is brought about by the appearance of the transverse field Ey , due to the charge

that ...

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59 ) , we find that in the high - field

magnetoresistance is ( în •j ) 2 p = ag ( 1 ) . ” ( 12 . 63 ) Since o ( 1 ) vanishes in

the high - field

increasing field ...

59 ) , we find that in the high - field

**limit**the leading term in themagnetoresistance is ( în •j ) 2 p = ag ( 1 ) . ” ( 12 . 63 ) Since o ( 1 ) vanishes in

the high - field

**limit**, this gives a magnetoresistance that grows without**limit**withincreasing field ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Free electron densities and rga | 5 |

Thermal conductivities | 21 |

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