## 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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The set of all such points r', k' constitutes a new region £2,., whose volume is the

same as the volume of Q, (see Figure 12.2); i.e., phase space volumes are

conserved by the semiclassical equations of

that if ...

The set of all such points r', k' constitutes a new region £2,., whose volume is the

same as the volume of Q, (see Figure 12.2); i.e., phase space volumes are

conserved by the semiclassical equations of

**motion**. This immediately impliesthat if ...

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the equation of

The mass tensor plays an important role in determining the dynamics of holes

located about anisotropic maxima (or electrons located about anisotropic minima

).

the equation of

**motion**(12.22) takes on the form M(k)a = +e{E + -v(k) x H). (12.31)The mass tensor plays an important role in determining the dynamics of holes

located about anisotropic maxima (or electrons located about anisotropic minima

).

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(See Problem 2.) Semiclassical

Magnetic Fields When a uniform electric field E is present in addition to the static

magnetic field H, the equation (12.35) for the projection of the real space orbit in

a ...

(See Problem 2.) Semiclassical

**Motion**in Perpendicular Uniform Electric andMagnetic Fields When a uniform electric field E is present in addition to the static

magnetic field H, the equation (12.35) for the projection of the real space orbit in

a ...

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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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