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Radius of the fermi sphere

by ehrenfest
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ehrenfest
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Mar30-08, 08:28 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
On page 249 of ISSP, Kittel says that the radius of a free electron Fermi sphere is

[tex]k_F = \left(3 \pi^2 n \right)^{1/3}[/tex]

where n is the concentration of electrons.

I don't know why that is true.

EDIT: never mind; they derive that on page 138


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