## 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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A description of the remarkable tunneling phenomena between

predicted by B. D. Josephson. CRITICAL TEMPERATURE The transition to the

A description of the remarkable tunneling phenomena between

**superconductors**predicted by B. D. Josephson. CRITICAL TEMPERATURE The transition to the

**superconducting**state is a sharp one in bulk specimens. Above a critical ...Page 733

Figure 34.4 (a) Magnetization curve of a type I

penetrates: B = 0 (or M = - H/4n). (See footnote 30 for the distinction between B

and H in a

Figure 34.4 (a) Magnetization curve of a type I

**superconductor**. Below Hc no fieldpenetrates: B = 0 (or M = - H/4n). (See footnote 30 for the distinction between B

and H in a

**superconductor**.) (b) Magnetization curve of a type II**superconductor**.Page 734

equation (see below). Circulating around each filament is a vortex of screening

current.20 Typical critical fields in type I

well ...

**superconducting**, and the field decays in a manner determined by the Londonequation (see below). Circulating around each filament is a vortex of screening

current.20 Typical critical fields in type I

**superconductors**are about 102 gausswell ...

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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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