Pq24ans - E the splitting is the same for all energy levels_C_2 In a metal at 0 K the Fermi energy is A the mean thermal energy of the electrons B

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PHYS-1200 PHYSICS II FALL 2004 Post Quiz 24 Name___________ ANSWERS _________________ In the space provided, to the left of the question number, write the letter corresponding to the best answer to the question. _B _1. When atoms (or finite square wells) are brought close together, their electron wave functions interact, and the energy levels split into more than one level. The largest splitting occurs for: A. the lowest energy levels B. the highest energy levels C. the energy levels that contain the most electrons D. the energy levels that contain the least electrons
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Unformatted text preview: E. the splitting is the same for all energy levels _C _2. In a metal at 0 K, the Fermi energy is: A. the mean thermal energy of the electrons B. the lowest energy of any electron C. the highest energy of any electron D. the energy of the top of the valence band E. the energy at the bottom of the conduction band _E _3. The ratio v F / v d of the Fermi speed to the drift speed of an electron involved with the conduction of an electric current in sodium is of the order: A. 10-10 B. 10-5 C. 1 D. 10 6 E. 10 10...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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