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EE606 SOLID STATE DEVICES PURDUE University Lecture 3: Elements of Quantum Mechanics (part 1) Reference Vol. 6, Ch. 2 (pages 23-32) Topics The Quantum Concept Basic Quantum Formulation
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Original Problem Periodic Structure Electrons in periodic potential: Problem we want to solve Do I really need Quantum Mechanics ? If these were large objects, Newton’s mechanics would work, but in a micro-world ……
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