Einstein's equation for specific heat

Einstein's equation for specific heat

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(solid-state physics)
The earliest equation based on quantum mechanics for the specific heat of a solid; uses the assumption that each atom oscillates with the same frequency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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