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B Kinetic energy distribution of free electrons

  1. Oct 18, 2016 #1
    Is the distribution the same as Boltzmann distribution? Have anyone made a mathematic equation for the KE of free electrons on a piece of metal?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 18, 2016 #2
    No, it is not.
    And yes, it was "made". You can find it in most Solid State books. It is called a Fermi-Dirac distribution.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2016
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