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Chapter 4 Homework 4.1 a) A model in which it is assumed that the metal consists of metal ions with free electrons. b) The smallest fragment of a crystal lattice that, if repeated, will recreate the entire structure. c) The combination of two or more solid metals. 4.3 High electrical conductivity, high thermal conductivity, high reflectivity, and high boiling point (any three). 4.5 The overlap of the 3s and 3p bands means that electrons in the full 3s band can
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Unformatted text preview: spill over into the 3p band, enabling electron mobility through the crystal lattice. 4.9 Cubic and hexagonal, hexagonal being the closer packed. 4.11 The simple cubic unit cell contains 8 x 1/8 atoms; that is, one atom. 4.13 The atoms must be about the same size, they must adopt the same structure, and they must have similar chemical properties....
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