6. The Free Fermi Gas and Single Electron Model

  1. Michael P. Marder

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch6

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marder, M. P. (2010) The Free Fermi Gas and Single Electron Model, in Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch6

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:

  • free fermi gas;
  • starting hamiltonian;
  • noninteracting electrons;
  • free electrons;
  • Sommerfeld expansion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Starting Hamiltonian

  • Densities of States

  • Statistical Mechanics of Noninteracting Electrons

  • Sommerfeld Expansion

  • Problems