## 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 ORTHOGONALIZED

of combining rapid oscillations in the ion core region with plane-wavelike

behavior interstitially, is the method of orthogonalized

Herring.25 ...

THE ORTHOGONALIZED

**PLANE**-**WAVE**METHOD (OPW) An alternative methodof combining rapid oscillations in the ion core region with plane-wavelike

behavior interstitially, is the method of orthogonalized

**plane waves**, due toHerring.25 ...

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Because the core levels are localized about lattice points, the second term in (1

1.24) is small in the interstitial region, where <f>v is very close to the single

Because the core levels are localized about lattice points, the second term in (1

1.24) is small in the interstitial region, where <f>v is very close to the single

**plane****wave**e* ' '. Since the**plane wave**e'k'r and the core wave functions i/fkc(r) satisfy ...Page 334

the Hartree-Fock equations can be solved exactly by choosing the i/f, to be a set

of orthonormal

bearing on the problem of electrons in a real metal, the free electron solution ...

the Hartree-Fock equations can be solved exactly by choosing the i/f, to be a set

of orthonormal

**plane waves**.11 Although the case of free electrons has dubiousbearing on the problem of electrons in a real metal, the free electron solution ...

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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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