Fermi energy


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Fermi energy

[′fer·mē ‚en·ər·jē]
(statistical mechanics)
The average energy of electrons in a metal, equal to three-fifths of the Fermi level.
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37)], is representative of the Fermi energy of metals, namely it is close to the Fermi energy of the copper crystal.
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However, because the conduction [GAMMA] sub-band band in GaSb is not the dominant band for determining the Fermi energy, its non-parabolicity correction may not have a significant effect on the results given below and may lie within the uncertainties associated with the band masses quoted in the literature for GaSb.
Tables 1 and 2 contain the input parameters for the calculations of the Fermi energy as a function of the dopant donor density.
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