conductivity theory

conductivity theory

[‚kän‚dək′tiv·əd·ē ‚thē·ə·rē]
(statistical mechanics)
Theory which treats the system of electrons in a metal as a gas and uses the Boltzmann transport equation to calculate conductivity.
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