## 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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Electron - electron

conduction in solids , for reasons to be described in Chapter 17 . At high

temperatures it is much less important than the

the ions , and ...

Electron - electron

**scattering**plays a relatively minor role in the theory ofconduction in solids , for reasons to be described in Chapter 17 . At high

temperatures it is much less important than the

**scattering**by thermal vibrations ofthe ions , and ...

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The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

metal . The two crucial conditions17 are : ( a ) The energy & ( k ) must depend

only on the magnitude k of the vector k . ( b ) The probability of

between two ...

The point arises in the description of elastic impurity

**scattering**in an isotropicmetal . The two crucial conditions17 are : ( a ) The energy & ( k ) must depend

only on the magnitude k of the vector k . ( b ) The probability of

**scattering**between two ...

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ELECTROMAGNETIC

conservation laws ( energy and crystal momentum ) apply to the

photons by the ions in a crystal , but because of the very different quantitative

form of the ...

ELECTROMAGNETIC

**SCATTERING**BY A CRYSTAL Precisely the sameconservation laws ( energy and crystal momentum ) apply to the

**scattering**ofphotons by the ions in a crystal , but because of the very different quantitative

form of the ...

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### Contents

The Drude Theory of Metals | 1 |

Free electron densities and rga | 5 |

Thermal conductivities | 21 |

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