16. Dynamics of Bloch Electrons

  1. Michael P. Marder

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch16

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marder, M. P. (2010) Dynamics of Bloch Electrons, in Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470617984

Online ISBN: 9780470949955

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Keywords:

  • Bloch electrons;
  • Drude model;
  • Zener tunneling;
  • wave packets;
  • electric field

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Semiclassical Electron Dynamics

  • Noninteracting Electrons in an Electric Field

  • Semiclassical Equations from Wave Packets

  • Quantizing Semiclassical Dynamics

  • Problems