9. (a) At absolute temperature T = 0, the probability is zero that any state with energy above the Fermi energy is occupied. (b) The probability that a state with energy E is occupied at temperature T is given by P ( E )= 1 e ( E − E F ) /kT +1 where k is the Boltzmann constant and E F
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