(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The specific heat of metals is dominated by the electronic contribution at low temperatures, and by phonons at high temperatures. At what temperature are the two contributions equal in rubidium? Note that

[tex]\gamma=2.41\frac{mJ}{mole K^2}[/tex]

for rubidium. Briefly describe your thinking.

3. The attempt at a solution

Just a quick question: What the heck is gamma ([itex]\gamma[/itex])?? It looks like some mutation of specific heat with moles and the kelvin squared! The chapter I am working on never mentions this variable!

If anyone knows, I'd appreciate it.

Thanks.

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