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Mean free path

  1. Mar 17, 2008 #1
    Does anybody happen to know how mean free path is typically measured in metals?
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  3. Mar 17, 2008 #2
    ... probably an experimentalist should verify this, but I think they measure the mobility of the sample, from which you can extract the scattering time. Multiplying by the fermi velocity gives you the mean free path.
  4. Mar 17, 2008 #3


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    Second that.
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