HW 3 Phys404 S11

HW 3 Phys404 S11 - A paramagnetic material obeys the...

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Phys 404 Spring 2011 Homework 3, CHAPTER 2 Due Thursday, February 17, 2010 @ 12:30 PM Read Chapter 2 of Kittel and Kroemer (K+K). Be explicit, giving formulas and any approximations used in all problems. Solutions with only a numerical answer will receive no credit. 1 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 1. In part (b), what is the significance of the second derivative being negative? 2 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 2.
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Unformatted text preview: A paramagnetic material obeys the Curie-Weiss law, which means that the magnetic susceptibility = M/B ~ 1/ . This problem is the starting point for understanding the concept of negative temperature (see Appendix E of K+K). 3 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 3 4 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 4 5 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 5(a) only. 6 . K+K, Chapter 2, Problem 6...
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